Hart County

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Hart County is named for Nancy Morgan Hart, who was a woman sharpshooter and a patriot in the American Revolutionary War.


Created:  December 7, 1853

County Seat: 

Hartwell  1853 – present


County Courthouse – Hartwell 


Location:  185 West Franklin Street / North Carolina Street

Built:  1971 – 1972

Style:  Modern

Architect:  James W Hunt

Contractor:  Charles D Wise Construction Company


Description:  The building faces north and is a one story buff colored brick, stone and concrete structure. The building sits in the center of courthouse square with the main entrance on the north side. The entrance doors are recessed with the main building forming a square with a slanted concrete and stone roof edge. The building center rises higher and has the same roof edge. The windows extend from the ground to the roof line.


Note:  The 1902 courthouse designed by James Wingfield Golucke burned to the ground in 1967. The building was similar to the DeKalb County courthouse.



N – Oconee County, South Caroline and Anderson County, South Carolina

E – Anderson County, South Carolina 

S – Elbert County

W – Madison County and Franklin County




















Photos taken 2008