Floyd County

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Floyd County is named for John Floyd, who was the Governor of Virginia at the time that the county was created.

 

Created:  January 15, 1831

County Seat: 

Floyd  1831 – present

 

County Courthouse – Floyd 

 

Location:  100 East Main Street / North Locust Street

Built:  1950 – 1951

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  J L Williams

Contractor:  A P Snead & Clark Brothers

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The south front has a recessed central entrance framed with stone. The building is “U” shaped and is tiered at the front with recessed wings. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was designed by James Toncray in 1834 and the next courthouse was built by Henry Dillon in 1851 which lasted for 100 years until the present courthouse was constructed.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Montgomery County and Roanoke County

E – Franklin County and Patrick County

S – Patrick County and Carroll County

W – Pulaski County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013