Harris County Courthouse (Georgia)

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Harris County Courthouse
Harris County Georgia Courthouse.JPG
Harris County Courthouse in 2011
Harris County Courthouse (Georgia) is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Harris County Courthouse (Georgia)
Harris County Courthouse (Georgia) is located in the United States
Harris County Courthouse (Georgia)
LocationHamilton, Georgia
Coordinates32°45′31″N 84°52′29″W / 32.75861°N 84.87472°W / 32.75861; -84.87472Coordinates: 32°45′31″N 84°52′29″W / 32.75861°N 84.87472°W / 32.75861; -84.87472
ArchitectEdward Columbus Hosford ;builder = Mutual Construction Company
Architectural styleClassical Revival
MPSGeorgia County Courthouses TR
NRHP reference #80001089 [1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 18, 1980

The Harris County Courthouse is a historic courthouse building located in Hamilton, Georgia. Built in 1908, it was designed by Georgia-born American architect Edward Columbus Hosford. He is noted for his designs of courthouses and other buildings found in Florida, Georgia and Texas. Harris County's was the second courthouse he had ever designed.[2][3]

On September 18, 1980, the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Caldwell, Wilber W, The Courthouse and the Depot: The Architecture of Hope in an Age of Despair: A Narrative Guide to Railroad Expansion and Its Impact on Public Architecture in Georgia, 1833-1910, Macon: Mercer University Press, 2001, p.252 & 366.
  3. ^ National Register listings for Harris County

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