Santa Rosa County

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Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa County is named for Santa Rosa Island in the Gulf of Mexico.


Created:  February 18, 1842

County Seat:

Milton  1842 – present


County Courthouse – Milton 


Location:  6865 Carolina Street / Elmira Street

Built:  1926 – 1927

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Chandler Yonge

Contractor:  Hugger Brothers Construction Company of Montgomery, Alabama


Description: The building faces north and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Milton. The north front has a projecting canopy over the first story entrance. The east and west wings extend north from the main building. A projecting eave runs along the roof line. The roof line is flat. The architect was and the contractor was . The building was remodeled in 1960 to 1961. The architect was Frank J Sindelar and the contractor was Blanton Construction Company Inc. and F E Booker Company.


Note:  When constructed in 1926, the courthouse was a Classic Monumental style with high Art Deco tower. The cost of construction was $137,000. The tower was removed during the 1960 to 1961 remodel of the building and the east and west wings were added



– Escambia County, Alabama

E – Okaloosa County

S – Gulf of Mexico

W – Escambia County 






County Courthouse – Milton
















Photos taken 2009