Carroll County

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Carroll County is named for Charles Carroll, who was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.

 

Created:  June 9, 1825

County Seat: 

McIntosh Reserve  1825 – 1819

Carrollton               1829 – present

 

Old County Courthouse – Carrollton

 

Location:  323 Newman Street / Dixie Street

Built:  1928 – 1929

Style:  Italian Renaissance Revival

Architect:  William J J Chase

Contractor:  Carr Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story limestone structure. The north front has a central entrance framed with stone and two columns with pediment and clock above. The second story has three large arched windows with the center section rising above the east and west wings. The Annex on the west side was built in 1974 and 1975. The architect was Roddenberry & Talley and the contractor was W O Kilgore. The annex was torn down in 2011 to make room for the new courthouse.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in 1849. The second courthouse was designed by Bruce & Morgan and constructed in 1893. The building burned in 1927.

 

County Courthouse – Carrollton

 

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Location:  323 Newman Street / Tanner Street

Built:  2011 – 2012

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Alex Roush Architect and Gardner, Spencer, Smith, Tench & Jarbeau

Contractor:  J&R Construction & Development

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a five story red colored brick, glass and concrete structure. The north front has a large two story portico with recessed entrance.  Stone facing rises to the fifth story. The roof line is flat. The old courthouse is located on the east side of the plaza in front of the new building.

 

Courthouses: 

North  – Haralson County and Paulding County 

East    – Douglas County and Fulton County

South – Coweta County and Heard County

West   – Randolph County, Alabama and Cleburne County, Alabama

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010 and 2014