Gadsden County

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Gadsden County is named for James Gadsden, who was from South Carolina and who served as aide-de-camp to Andrew Jackson in Florida in 1818 and later made the Gadsden Purchase from Mexico.


Created:  June 24, 1823

County Seat:

Quincy  1825 – present


County Courthouse – Quincy


Location:  10 East Jefferson Street / Adams Street

Built:  1912 – 1913

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Hentz & Reid of Atlanta, Georgia

Contractor:  J A Apperson of Atlanta, Georgia


Description: The building faces south and is a two story buff colored brick and stone structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds. The south front has a recessed porch supported by four high white colored columns rising to a wide header. A white colored cornice runs below the roof line which has a balustrade. On the center of the roof is an octagonal cupola with red colored roof and clock. The courtroom is located at the center of the second story. During the construction of the building the superintendent was L W Cooper of Atlanta, Georgia. The building was renovated in 1997. The architect was Lee & Bridges Architectural Consultants Inc. and the contractor was Tupelo Construction Company Inc.


County Judicial Complex – Quincy




Location:  24 North Adams Street  / Washington Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description: The building faces east and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The east front has a central entrance with large windows above on the second story. On the north side of the east front are narrow vertical windows. The roof line is flat. The building is named as the Guy A Race Gadsden County Judicial Complex.



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W – Liberty County, Calhoun County and Jackson County 





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County Judicial Complex










Photos taken 2009 and 2018