Coweta County

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Coweta

Coweta County is named for the Coweta Native American tribe.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Carroll County and Fulton County

E – Fayette County and Spalding County

S – Meriweather County and Troup County

W – Heard County 

 

Created:  June 9, 1925                           Map of Georgia highlighting Coweta County

County Seat: 

Newnan  1928 – present

 

County Courthouse – Newnan 

 

Location:  72 Greenville Street / Powell Street

Built:  2006 – 2008

Style:  Modern Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  Rosser International, Inc. and Gardner, Spencer, Smith, Tench & Hensley, PC

Contractor:  Choate Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of Newnan to the south of the old courthouse. The west front has a large portico supported by four high columns rising to the top of the second story with enclosed section on the third story. The first story windows are arched. Horizontal stone trim runs above the first story. The courtrooms are located on the third story. The building is the Coweta County Justice Center.

 

Old County Courthouse – Newnan

 

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Location:  9 East Broad Street / Greenville Street

Built:  1904 – 1905

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  James Wingfield Golucke of Atlanta

Contractor:  R D Cole Manufacturing Company of Newnan

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Newnan. The east and west fronts have porches with four high columns. The north and south porches have two high columns. On the center of the roof is a large square cupola with dome roof, clock and small cupola at the top. The courtroom is located on the second story. The building was renovated in 1989 to 1990. The building was renovated in 2005 and serves as the Probate Court and Visitor Center. The architect was Lord, Aeck & Sargent of Atlanta and the contractor was Headley Construction.

 

History:  The first courthouse was designed by William Hitchcock and built in 1828. The second courthouse was constructed in 1904 to 1905 and is still standing. The third and present courthouse was constructed in 2006 to 2008.

 

 

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County Courthouse – Newnan

 

 

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Old County Courthouse – Newnan

 

 

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Photos taken 2010 and 2020