Hamilton County is named for Alexander Hamilton, who was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury.
Created: December 26, 1827
Micco 1828 – 1836
Walburg 1836 – 1838
Jasper 1838 – present
County Courthouse – Jasper
Location: 207 1st Street NE / 2nd Avenue NE
Built: 1955 – 1956
Architect: Yonge, Look & Morrison
Contractor: I T Carter Construction
Description: The building faces south and is a one story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Jasper and the south front has a small covered entrance at the center which projects from the building. The west front section also projects with a wide black horizontal band at the roof line. The roof is sloped. The building was remodeled in 2002. The architect was Jackson-Reeger Inc.
Note: The original two story courthouse was designed by George H Kennedy and constructed by J W Bynum in 1891. The building was damaged by fire in 1929. In 1932, the building was reconstructed as a two story structure. The architect was Mark & Sheftall and the contractor was Bland & Foster.
E – Columbia County
W – Madison County
Photos taken 2009