Elbert County Courthouse

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Elbert County Courthouse
The Elberton - Elbert County Georgia Courthouse designed by Reuben Harrison Hunt (image3562).jpg
Elbert County Courthouse photographed in 2012
Elbert County Courthouse is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Elbert County Courthouse
Location Courthouse Sq., Elberton, Georgia
Coordinates 34°6′36″N 82°52′8″W / 34.11000°N 82.86889°W / 34.11000; -82.86889Coordinates: 34°6′36″N 82°52′8″W / 34.11000°N 82.86889°W / 34.11000; -82.86889
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1893 (1893)
Architectural style Romanesque
Governing body Local
MPS Georgia County Courthouses TR
NRHP Reference # 80001017[1]
Added to NRHP September 18, 1980
Elbert County Courthouse in a 1973 photograph by Calvin Beale (the couthouse appears to have been painted white)

Elbert County Courthouse is a historic courthouse on Courthouse Square in downtown Elberton, Georgia, county seat of Elbert County, Georgia.[2] The Romanesque Revival architecture building was designed by Reuben H. Hunt and constructed in 1894.[3] It is featured on several postcards.[4][5][6] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 18, 1980.

The brick exterior of the courthouse was painted white for several decades until the early 2000s when the exterior brick was repainted red to recreate the original appearance of red bricks.[3]

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