Johnson County

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Johnson County is named for Benjamin Johnson, who was the first judge of the federal district for Arkansas.

 

Created:  November 16, 1833

County Seat:        

Spadra Boat Landing   1833 – 1936

Clarksville                    1836 – present

 

County Courthouse – Clarksville

 

Location:  215 West Main Street /  South Fulton Street

Built:  1934 – 1935

Style:  Italian Classical Revival

Architect:  Haralson and Nelson

Contractor:  Linebarger & Feaser

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story gray colored stone, white colored brick and concrete structure. The rectangular building is located on landscaped grounds. The north front has three arched entrance on the first story. Six columns rise from the second story to the top of the third story with recessed vertical windows between. There are east and west wings. A cornice runs below the flat roof line. 

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by John D Edwards and constructed by A J Millard and R S King in 1874.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Madison County and Newton County

E – Pope County

S – Logan County

W – Franklin County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011