St. Stephens Courthouse

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Washington County Courthouse
Old Washington County Courthouse 002.jpg
St. Stephens Courthouse is located in Alabama
St. Stephens Courthouse
St. Stephens Courthouse is located in the US
St. Stephens Courthouse
Location Washington County 34. 0.5 mi. SE of jct. of Co. Rd. 34 and Old Stephens Rd., St. Stephens, Alabama
Coordinates 31°32′24″N 88°3′17″W / 31.54000°N 88.05472°W / 31.54000; -88.05472Coordinates: 31°32′24″N 88°3′17″W / 31.54000°N 88.05472°W / 31.54000; -88.05472
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1853-54
Architect Levin Jefferson Wilson
Architectural style Greek Revival
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Added to NRHP July 3, 1997

The St. Stephens Courthouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Washington County Courthouse and also known as the St. Stephens Masonic Lodge, is a historic former courthouse building in St. Stephens, Alabama. The Alabama Legislature authorized construction of the building in 1853 to serve as headquarters for the government of Washington County. The building was completed in 1854 and served as the county courthouse until 1907, when the county seat was moved to Chatom. It served a variety of purposes after that, until being restored in 2000 by the St. Stephens Historical Commission for use as a visitor center and local history museum.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Museum". Old St. Stephens Historical Commission. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 

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