Halifax County

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Halifax County is named for George Montague-Dunk, who was the 2nd Earl of Halifax.

 

Created:  February 27, 1752

County Seat: 

Halifax  1752 – present

 

County Courthouse – Halifax  

 

Location:  8 South Main Street / Mountain Road

Built:  1838 – 1839

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Dabney Cosby and Son, Dabney Cosby, Jr.

Contractor:  Dabney Cosby and Son, Dabney Cosby, Jr.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick structure. The east front has a large portico with four white colored columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The roof is hipped. An addition was constructed in 1904 and the architect was B F Smith Fireproofing Company and the contractor was South Boston Lumber. In 1964, the building was expanded on the west side forming a “T” shape. 

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Halifax County Courthouse

 

Courthouses: 

N – Campbell County and Charlotte County

E – Charlotte County and Mecklenburg County

S – Granville County, North Carolina, Person County, North Carolina and  Caswell County, North Carolina

W – Pittsylvania County 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013