Houston County

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Houston County is named for John Houston, who was a Governor of Georgia.

 

Created:  May 15, 1821

County Seat: 

Perry  1821 – present

 

County Courthouse – Perry 

 

Location:  201 Perry Parkway / Sugarloaf Parkway

Built:  2000 – 2002

Style:  Modern

Architect:  HDR Architecture of Dallas, Texas, JMA Architecture, Inc. of Perry and Hayes, Michael + Associates Architecture of Warner Robins

Contractor:  Turner Construction Company of Atlanta

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story red and tan colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds on the east side of Perry.The southwest front has a central entrance with four high columns supporting a wide concrete pediment. On either side are projecting tan colored brick section with vertical dividers between the windows. To the north and south are dark red colored brick vertical dividers with windows between. The roof line is flat.

 

Old County Courthouse – Perry 

 

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Location:  NW – Main Street / Ball Street

Built:  1948 – 1949

Style:  Stripped Classical

Architect:  E Oren Smith

Contractor:  S J Curry & Company

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story gray colored stucco structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The south front has a central entrance on the first story. The building has projecting corner sections with wide eaves at the roof line. The main section of the building rises higher and has wide eaves. The former courtroom was located on the north side of the second story. In 2005, the building was remodeled and changed to the Houston County Government Building. The architect was JMA Architecture, Inc. of Perry and the contractor was Hogan Construction Group of Norcross.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built after 1857 and was replaced in 1948 by the second courthouse.

 

County Courthouse – Warner Robins

 

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Location:  202 Carl Vinson Parkway

Built:  1974 – 1976

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Henry A Corsini Architect Inc. and E Riley Bray

Contractor:  Denson Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a one story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds. The west front has white colored concrete center section with porches on either side with concrete pillars rising to the flat roof line. There are recessed glass walls. The courtroom is located on the east side of the entrance lobby. 

 

County Juvenile Courthouse – Warner Robins

 

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Location:  206 Carl Vinson Parkway

Built:  2004 – 2006

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Jimmy Michael and Doug Hughes  of Hayes, Michael + Gregory Design Studio of Warner Robins

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a one story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds to the north of the courthouse. The west front has white colored center porch with six columns rising to the flat roof line with a raised center. The entrances are at either end of the porch. There are vertical windows and a white colored band runs along the roof line. The building is named as the Juvenile Justice Complex. .

 

County Administration – Warner Robins

 

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Location:  200 Carl Vinson Parkway

Built:  1976 – 1978

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Henry A Corsini Architect Inc.

Contractor:  Wright Associates, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a one story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds on the south side of the courthouse. The west front has white colored concrete center section with porches on either side with concrete pillars rising to the flat roof line. There are recessed glass walls. 

 

Courthouses: 

Bibb County

E – Twiggs County, Beckley County and Pulaski County

S – Dooly County

W – Marion County and Peach County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Old County Courthouse

 

 

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County Courthouse – Warner Robins

 

 

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County Juvenile Courthouse – Warner Robins

 

 

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County Administration Annex – Warner Robins

 

 

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Photos taken 2013 and 2018