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Galax is named for the Galax urceolata an evergreen groundcover plant found throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Grayson County and Carroll County

E – Carroll County

S – Carroll County and Grayson County

W – Grayson County


Independent City Created:  December 6, 1953


Distrist Courthouse – Galax


Location:  353 North Main Street / Webster Street

Built:  1991 – 1992

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Galax. The west front has a projecting center section with a high portico with four red colored brick pillars. On the north and south sides of the front section are one story porches with entrances. The roof if hipped.


History:  Before Galax became an independent city, it was part of Carroll County and Grayson County.