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.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

– Talbot CountyUpson County and Crawford County

E – Crawford County, Peach County and Macon County

S – Macon County and Schley County

W – Marion County and Talbot County


Created:  January 15, 1852                    Map of Georgia highlighting Taylor County

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 building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Butler. 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.


History:  The first courthouse was built in Butler after 1852. The second and present courthouse was constructed in 1935 to 1936.




County Courthouse – Butler

























Photos taken 2010