Taliaferro County

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Taliaferro County is named for Benjamin Taliaferro, who was an officer in the American Revolutionary War and a United States Representative from Georgia ( pronounced “Toliver” ).

 

Created:  December 24, 1825

County Seat: 

Crawfordville  1826 – present

 

County Courthouse – Crawfordville 

 

Location:  113 Monument Street / Broad Street

Built:  1901 – 1902

Style:  High Victoria

Architect:  Lewis F Goodrich of Augusta

Contractor:  J H McKenzie & Son

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building has a large square clock tower on the southeast corner rising to a white octagonal cupola with clock and silver colored roof. There are small brick pillar supported porches on the south and east sides. Small square towers are on the other building corners.

 

Courthouses: 

North  – Oglethorpe County and Wilkes County

East    – Wilkes County

South – Warren County and Hancock County

West   – Greene County

 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008