Heard County

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Heard County is named for Stephen Heard, who was a hero of the American Revolutionary War.

 

Created:  December 22, 1830

County Seat: 

Franklin  1830 – present

 

County Courthouse – Franklin 

 

Location:  215 East Court Street / River Street North

Built:  1963 – 1964

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Tomberlin-Sheetz Architects Inc.

Contractor:  Traylor Construction Company, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The west front on the second story has arched windows along the street. A walkway runs around the building with the first story located down the hill on the east side. On the flat roof is a square raised section with flat roof.

 

Note:  The first courthouse burned in 1893. The previous courthouse was designed by Bruce & Morgan and constructed by Waggoner & Gareflo in 1894.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Carroll County

E – Coweta County

S – Troup County

W – Randolph County, Alabama 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010