Hall County

US States / A-G / Georgia / Hall County
1306G13

Hall County is named for Lyman Hall, who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

 

Created:  December 15, 1818

County Seat: 

Gainesville  1818 – present

 

County Courthouse – Gainesville 

 

Location:  225 Green Street  / Broad Street

Built:  2000 – 2002

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Steven B Hill and H Lloyd Hill Architects and Associates Inc.

Contractor:  Ellis-Don Construction, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a four story dark red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The entrance is located at the northwest corner on the first story with a recessed porch and glass panel walls. The first story has a series of arches along the first story. There are horizontal windows on the second and third stories and arched windows on the fourth story. The roof line is flat. A covered walkway extends northwest and the old courthouse is located across a courtyard on the southwest side of the building.

 

Old County Courthouse – Gainesville 

 

1286g13

 

Location:  SW – Spring Street / Green Street

Built:  1936 – 1937

Style:  Stripped Classical

Architect:  Daniell and Beutell

Contractor:  Charles Mion

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a two story white colored stone and concrete structure. The southeast front has a projecting central section with a stone framed entrance in the center. The front has vertical pilasters between the windows and ornamentation below the roof line which has a decorative railing. There is a sloped roof with square white colored cupola with clock. The main part of the building extends southwest and northeast and has a flat roof line. An addition was designed by Jacobs, Matthews & Parker, Inc. and constructed in 1975 on the northwest side and is connected by a passage way.

  

Note:  The courthouse constructed in 1886 was destroyed by a tornado on April 6, 1936.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Lumpkin County and White County 

E – Habersham County, Banks County and Jackson County

S – Gwinnett County

W – Forsyth County and Dawson County

 

 

 

1307g13

 

 

1308g13

 

 

1310g13

 

 

1311g13

 

 

1312g13

 

 

1289g13

 

 

1287g13

 

 

1291g13

 

 

1288g13

 

 

1293g13

 

 

1296g13

 

 

1300g13

 

 

1303g13

 

 

1304g13

Photos taken 2013