Laurens County

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Laurens County is named for John Laurens, who was aide-de-camp to George Washington and was from South Carolina.

 

Created:  December 10, 1807

County Seat: 

Sumterville  1807 – 1811

Dublin          1811 – present

 

County Courthouse – Dublin

 

Location:  101 North Jefferson Street / Jackson Street

Built:  1962 – 1963

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Cunningham and Forehand

Contractor:  Aaron Torch & Sons Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The southwest front has a one story section having a portico with four columns rising to a pediment below the roof line. There is a recessed entrance with glass panels. The main entrance is along the north side with a one story glass paneled section. The east section of the building is two stories. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The old courthouse constructed in 1895 and designed by Bruce & Morgan was torn down when the present courthouse was constructed.

 

Courthouses: 

Wilkinson County and Johnson County

E – Johnson County and Treutlen County

S – Wheeler County and Dodge County

W – Dodge County and Bleckley County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2013 and 2018