Laurens County Courthouse

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Laurens County Courthouse
Laurens County Courthouse.jpg
Laurens County Courthouse, February 2012
Laurens County Courthouse is located in South Carolina
Laurens County Courthouse
Laurens County Courthouse is located in the US
Laurens County Courthouse
LocationLaurens Courthouse Sq., Laurens, South Carolina
Coordinates34°29′44″N 82°1′0″W / 34.49556°N 82.01667°W / 34.49556; -82.01667Coordinates: 34°29′44″N 82°1′0″W / 34.49556°N 82.01667°W / 34.49556; -82.01667
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Builtc. 1837 (1837)-1838, c. 1858, 1911
Built byVeal, Thomas C.; Wells, Dr. John
Architectural styleGreek Revival
NRHP reference #72001214[1]
Added to NRHPJune 19, 1972

Laurens County Courthouse is a historic courthouse located at Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina.


It was constructed in 1837-1838, and is a granite ashlar and brick Greek Revival style building. The original projecting porticoes in the front and rear have four Corinthian order columns and two simple pilasters. Wings were added in 1858, and in 1911 further additions were made to the wings, the windows remodeled, and the Palladian stairways added. At this time the low elliptical dome was constructed.[2][3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1] It is located in the Laurens Historic District.


External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Wright Caughman (April 1972). "Laurens County Courthouse" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Laurens County Courthouse, Laurens County (Courthouse Square, Laurens)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 1 June 2014.