Citrus County

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Citrus County is named for the citrus crops grown in the county.

 

Created:  June 2, 1887

County Seat:

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

 

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Location:  110 North Apopka Avenue / Courthouse Square

Built:  1978 – 1979

Style:  Modern

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.

 

Courthouses: 

 Levy County and Marion County

E – Sumter County

S – Hernando County

W – Gulf of Mexico 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009