Gordon County

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Gordon County is named for William Washington Gordon, who was the first Georgian to graduate from West Point and the first president of the Central Georgia Railroad.

 

Created:  February 13, 1850

County Seat: 

Calhoun  1850 – present

 

County Courthouse – Calhoun 

 

Location:  100 South wall Street / South Court Street

Built:  1961 – 1962

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Cunningham & Forehand

Contractor:  Gann Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The west front has a one story portico with four columns rising to a pediment below the roof line. The windows are vertical with panels between the first and second stories. The mansard roof has dormer windows.

 

Note:  The red colored brick courthouse constructed in 1889 was torn down in 1961.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Whitfield County and Murray County

E – Gilmer County and Pickens County

S – Barstow County and Floyd County

W – Floyd County and Walker County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013