Seminole County

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Seminole

Seminole County is named for the Seminole Native American tribe who resided in the region.

 

Created:  July 20, 1920

County Seat: 

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.  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.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Early County and Miller County

E – Decatur County

S – Decatur County and Gadsden County, Florida

W – Jackson County, Florida and Houston County, Alabama 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2018