Lincoln County

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Lincoln County is named for Benjamin Lincoln, who was a general in the American Revolutionary War and lived from 1733 to 1810.


Created:  February 20, 1796

County Seat: 

Lincolnton  1800 – present


County Courthouse – Lincolnton 


Location:  210 Humphries Street / Perry Man Street

Built:  1915 – 1916

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  G Lloyd Preacher

Contractor:  Little-Cleckler Construction Company


Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building has a large portico supported by four large white columns rising to a wide white header atop of which is a white square cupola with clock and green colored dome. A wide white horizontal band runs below the protruding white cornice. The building has a green colored roof. The building was renovated in 1995. The architect was Precision Planning Inc. of Lawrenceville and the contractor was Kirby Fahrion & Associates of Augusta.


See:  Little-Cleckler Construction Company of Anniston, Alabama also constructed courthouses in Alabama in Fayette County, Jackson County and Limestone County; in Georgia in Bleckley County, Clarke County and Walker County; and in Mississippi in Franklin County, Lawrence County, Walthall County and Webster County.



N – Elbert County

E – McCormick County, South Carolina

S – Columbia County

W – Wilkes County























Photos taken 2008