Nassau County Courthouse (Florida)

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Nassau County Courthouse
Fernandina Beach FL crths sq pano01.jpg
General information
Architectural style Classical Revival
Town or city 416 Centre St., Fernandina Beach, Florida
Country United States
Coordinates 30°40′14″N 81°27′42″W / 30.67048°N 81.46163°W / 30.67048; -81.46163
Completed 1891
Cost $20,614.
Client Nassau County
Technical details
Structural system brick
Design and construction
Architect unknown
Engineer Builder: unknown

The Nassau County Courthouse, also known as the Old Nassau County Courthouse and the Historic Nassau County Courthouse, is an historic two-story red brick courthouse building located at 416 Centre Street in Fernandina Beach, Nassau County, Florida. Designed in the Classical Revival style, it was built in 1891 and features cast-iron Corinthian columns and a massive bell tower and steeple. Meneely and Co. of West Troy, New York, cast the bell for the tower, which was used as a fire alarm for many years.[1][2][3]

In 1989, the Nassau County Courthouse was listed in A Guide to Florida's Historic Architecture, published by the University of Florida Press.[1]

In 2002 the building was carefully restored and renovated by the Auchter Company of Jacksonville. Also in 2002 construction began on a new Judicial Annex at 76347 Veteran's Way in Yulee. It was opened in 2004.[3]


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Front view