Citrus County is named for the citrus crops grown in the county.
Created: June 2, 1887
Mansfield 1887 – 1891
Inverness 1891 – present
Old County Courthouse – Inverness
Location: 105 SE 1st Avenue / South Main Street
Built: 1912 – 1913
Style: Classicial Revival
Architect: Willis R Biggers
Contractor: Read-Parker Construction Company
Description: The building faces southwest and is a two story buff colored brick and stone structure. The southwest front has a high portico with two high columns rising to a wide header, There are similar portico on the sides of the building. On the center of the roof is a black colored octagonal cupola with clock and green colored dome with lantern.
County Courthouse – Inverness
Location: 110 North Apopka Avenue / Courthouse Square
Built: 1978 – 1979
Architect: Craig, Balley & Associates of Gainesville
Contractor: Charles R Perry Construction, Inc. of Gainesville
Description: The building faces west and is a four story buff colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building has a number of protruding sections with vertical concrete divisions and horizontal bands. The fourth story extends out from the main building. The west front has a large central glass wall above the entrance.
E – Sumter County
S – Hernando County
W – Gulf of Mexico
Photos taken 2009