Taylor County

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Taylor County is named for Zachary Taylor, who was President of the United States and who died in office in July 1850.

 

Created:  January 15, 1852

County Seat: 

Butler  1852 – present

 

County Courthouse – Butler 

 

Location:  Courthouse Square – Main Street / Broad Street

Built:  1935 – 1936

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival with a Colonial Revival Clock Tower

Architect:  Frederick Roy Duncan

Contractor:  M Entrekin

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The east front has a large portico with four white colored columns rising to a pediment above the roof line. The recessed entrance has a small pediment above. The building has white colored corner trim. There are north and south wings with white colored vertical pilasters. On the center of the roof is a square white colored cupola with clock and rising to an octagonal smaller cupola at the top.

 

Courthouses: 

– Talbot County, Upson County and Crawford County

E – Crawford County, Peach County and Macon County

S – Macon County and Schley County

W – Marion County and Talbot County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010