Dixie County

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Dixie County is named for the common nickname for the Southern United States.


Created:  April 25, 1921

County Seat:

Old Town    1921 – 1922

Cross City   1922 – present


County Courthouse – Cross City 


Location:  401 North Cedar Street / East King Avenue

Built:  1964 – 1965

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Harry Burns and Associates of Jacksonville

Contractor:  Tassinari Construction Company of Gainesville


Description: The building faces west and is a one story white colored brick, wood and concrete structure. The building faces west and was completed in 1965. The west front has a long porch supported by seven thin pillars. There is an entrance on the south and north sides of the west front. The roof is low and wide.  The building was renovated in 1999 to 2003. The architect was Paul Stressing and Associates and the contractor was DeYoung and Dickey.


Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by  S J Welch in 1924.



– Lafayette County

E – Gilchrist County and Levy County

S – Levy County

W – Gulf of Mexico and Taylor County




















Photos taken 2009