Pike County

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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

County Seat: 

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.

 

Courthouses: 

– Spalding County

E – Lamar County

S – Upson County

W – Meriwether County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013