Seminole County is named for the Seminole Native American tribe who resided in the region.
Created: July 20, 1920
Donalsonville 1921 – present
County Courthouse – Donalsonville
Location: 200 Knox Avenue / Court Street
Built: 1922 – 1923
Style: Neo-Classical and Beaux Arts Classicism
Architect: William J J Chase
Contractor: Opelika Construction
Description: The building faces east and is a two story dark red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of Donalsonville. The east front has a large projecting center section with four large columns rising to a wide header with clock at the roof line. The central entrance and side windows have arch frames with rectangular windows on the second story. The roof line is flat. The courtroom is located on the second story. The building was renovated in 1978 to 1979.
History: The courthouse is the first and only courthouse built in the county. The cost of construction of the courthouse and jail was $85,000 and the cost of renovation in 1978 and 1979 was $114,000.
E – Decatur County
County Courthouse = Donalsonville
Photos taken 2009 and 2018