Walker County

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Walker County is named for Freeman Walker, who was a United States Senator and an attorney from Augusta.

 

Created:  December 18, 1833

County Seat: 

LaFayette  1833 – present

 

County Courthouse – LaFayette 

 

Location:  103 South Duke Street / Patten Street

Built:  1917 – 1918

Style:  Classical Revival and Italian Renaissance Revival

Architect:  Charles E Bearden

Contractor:  Little-Cleckler Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story buff colored brick structure. The west front has a central entrance framed with stone. Along the front are twelve columns rising to the top of the second story with a wide horizontal header and projecting cornice below the roof line. There are wings on the north and south sides which are lower in height than the main building. The roof is sloped.

 

See:  Little-Cleckler Construction Company of Anniston, Alabama also constructed courthouses in Alabama in Fayette County, Jackson County and Limestone Countyin Georgia in Bleckley County, Clarke County and Lincoln County; and in Mississippi in Franklin County, Lawrence County, Walthall County and Webster County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Hamilton County, Tennessee

E – Catoosa County, Whitfield County and Gordon County

S – Floyd County and Chattooga County

W – DeKalb County, Alabama and Dade County 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010