Palm Beach County

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Palm Beach

Palm Beach County is named for the many palm trees along the ocean beaches.

 

Created:  August 30, 1909

County Seat:

West Palm Beach  1909 – present

 

County Courthouse – West Palm Beach 

 

Location:  205 North Dixie Highway / 3rd Street

Built:  1994 – 1955

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Michael A Shiff and Associates Inc and Hansen and Meyers Inc

Contractor:  The George Hyman Construction Group

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a multi story concrete and glass  structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds across from the old courthouse. In the center of the first story is a large arch with entrances on the north and south.

 

Old County Courthouse – West Palm Beach 

 

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Location:  300 North Dixie Highway / 3rd Street

Built:  1915 – 1916

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  W B Talley

Contractor:  E P Maule

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story buff colored brick and stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The west front has a central portico with four columns rising to a wide pediment at the third story. A wide cornice runs along the top of the second story. The north and south sections project slightly from the main building. The building was enlarged in 1928 and restored in 2007.

 

See:  Located in the county is the Court of Appeal – Fourth Judicial District.

 

Courthouses: 

 Martin County

E – Atlantic Ocean

S – Broward County

W – Hendry County and Glades County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Old County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2018