Mecklenburg County

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Mecklenburg County is named for the German Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, who became queen consort of King George III of Great Britain and who lived from 1744 to 1818.

 

Created:  May 26, 1764

County Seat: 

Boydton  1764 – present

 

County Courthouse – Boydton  

 

Location:  SW – Washington Street / Madison Street

Built:  1834 – 1842

Style:  Roman Revival

Architect:  William A Howard and James Whitice.

Contractor:  William A Howard and James Whitice.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story white colored brick and wood structure. The east front has a large portico across the front with six columns rising to a wide pediment at the roof line. The roof is hipped. An addition was constructed in 1950 on the west side.

 

Note:  The cost of construction of the courthouse was $8000.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Lunenburg County

E – Brunswick County

S – Warren County, North Carolina, Vance County, North Carolina and Granville County, North Carolina

W – Halifax County and Charlotte County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013