Pike County is named for Zebulon Pike, who was a western explorer and who was killed during the War of 1812.
Created: December 9, 1822
Newnan 1822 – 1825
Zebulon 1825 – present
County Courthouse – Zebulon
Location: 1600 Barnesville Street / Main Street
Built: 1894 – 1895
Style: Romanesque Rival and Colonial Revival
Architect: J W Golucke & Stewart of Atlanta
Contractor: Arthur Marshall of Wetumpka, Alabama
Description: The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The south front has a central square red colored brick clock tower with arched entrance flanked by double pilasters on the first story, arched window on the second story, two small windows on the third story and cupola at the top with clock and dome roof. On either side of the tower, the roof forms a peak. There are arched windows on the second story. The roof is gabled. On the north side is a large red colored brick addition. The building was remodeled in 1935 to 1936 under the Works Project Administration. In 2012 to 20123, the building is being renovated. The architect is Carter Watkins Associates Architects of Monroe and the contractor is J W Spratlin & Son of Lincolnton.
N – Spalding County
E – Lamar County
S – Upson County
Photos taken 2013