Pinelass County

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Pinellas

Pinellas County is named for the Spanish “Punta Pinal” meaning “Point of Pines” or “Piney Point”.

 

Created:  May 23, 1911

County Seat:

Clearwater  1911 – present

 

County Courthouse – Clearwater

 

Location:  1115 Manatee Avenue West / 11th Street

Built:  1961 – 1963

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Rader and Associates

Contractor:  Allen M Campbell Company

 

Description: The building faces north and is a six story rectangular shaped concrete and glass structure. The first story has a recessed arcade along the east and north sides of the building with glass walls. On the north and south sides, the windows are set in large vertical sections with panels between each story. The roof line is flat.

 

Old County Courthouse – Clearwater

 

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Location:  324   South Fort Harrison Avenue / Court Street

Built:  1917 – 1918

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Francis J Kennard

Contractor:  Bates-Hudnall-Jetton Company

 

Description: The building faces east and is a two story buff colored brick and stone structure. The building has a high porch on the east front with four large columns rising to a wide header at the roof line. The north and south wings are recessed. On the south side of the building is the modern six story brick, concrete and glass County Office Annex.

 

Courthouses: 

 Pasco County

E – Hillsborough County 

S – Manatee County

W – Gulf of Mexico 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009