Walker County is named for Freeman Walker, who was a United States Senator and an attorney from Augusta.
Created: December 18, 1833
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 County; in Georgia in Bleckley County, Clarke County and Lincoln County; and in Mississippi in Franklin County, Lawrence County, Walthall County and Webster County.
N – Hamilton County, Tennessee
Photos taken 2010