King George County

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King George County is named for King George I of Great Britain.

 

Created:  November 2, 1720

County Seat: 

King George  1721 – present

 

County Courthouse – King George 

 

Location:  9383 Kings Highway / Rectory Lane

Built:  1922 – 1923

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  E G Heflin of Fredericksburg

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story red colored brick and concrete structure. The south front has a central portico with four white colored columns rising to a pediment with fanlight at the roof line. The recessed door is arched with large arched windows on either side. He roof is hipped at the center section. The building extends east and west with a flat roof line. The building was remodeling in 1960 and in 1973, the building was enlarged. The architect was Robert J Leary and the contractor was Milton L Hammond.

 

County Administration – King George 

 

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Location:  0459 Courthouse Drive / Kings Highway

Built:  1975 – 1976

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is an “L” shape with a north and east wing. A one story porch extends part way along the north wing and along the east wing. red colored brick facing is on the first story. The roof id hipped. The building is located on the northeast side of the courthouse. The building was remodeled and converted in 1993 and 1994. The architect was The Moseley McClintock Group and the contractor was Sabre Construction Corporation.

 

Courthouses: 

North  – Charles County, Maryland

East    – Westmoreland County and Essex County

South – Caroline County

West  – Stafford County and Charles County, Maryland

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013