Elbert County

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Elbert

Elbert County is named for Samuel Elbert, who was the fifteenth governor of Georgia.

 

Created:  December 10, 1790

County Seat: 

Elberton  1790 – present

 

County Courthouse – Elberton 

 

Location:  12 South Oliver Street / Heard Street

Built:  1894 – 1895

Style:  Romanesque Revival

Architect:  Rueben Harrison Hunt of Chattanooga, Tennessee

Contractor:  L L Stephenson

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building has a large stone trimmed arch at the center of the first story with recessed entrance. Above is a long balcony with white railings and white vertical columns rising to the protruding cornice. The roof has dormer windows. At the center over the entrance is a high square brick tower with clock and open octagonal white cupola with smaller cupola at the top.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Hart County

E – Anderson County, South Carolina, Abbeville County, South Carolina and McCormick County, South Carolina

S – Lincoln County and Wilkes County

W – Oglethorpe County and Madison County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008