Levy County

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Levy

Levy County is named for David Levy Yulee, who was a United States Senator from Florida.

 

Created:  March 10, 1845

County Seat:

Newnansville ( Alachua )  1845 – 1851

Levyville                            1851 – 1874

Bronson                            1874 – present

 

County Courthouse – Bronson

 

Location:  335 South Court Street / Gardner Street

Built:  1937 – 1938

Style:  Colonial Revival

Architect:  Henry L Taylor

Contractor:  O R Woodcock

 

Description: The building faces southwest and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The west section of the building has a small white colored cupola with weather vane on the roof. In the center is a one story section which joins the new addition constructed in 1963 on the east side.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Montgomery Architects Company and constructed by Wagner & Dobson in 1906.

 

Courthouses: 

 Gilchrist County and Alachua County

E – Marion County

S – Citrus County and Gulf of Mexico

W – Gulf of Mexico and Dixie County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009