Stephens County Courthouse (Toccoa, Georgia)

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Stephens County Courthouse
Stephens County, Georgia courthouse.JPG
Old Stephens County courthouse
Stephens County Courthouse (Toccoa, Georgia) is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Stephens County Courthouse (Toccoa, Georgia)
Location Toccoa, Georgia
Coordinates 34°34′47″N 83°19′51″W / 34.57972°N 83.33083°W / 34.57972; -83.33083Coordinates: 34°34′47″N 83°19′51″W / 34.57972°N 83.33083°W / 34.57972; -83.33083
Built 1907
Architect Lewman, H.L.; Falls City Construction Co.
Architectural style Neoclassical
MPS Georgia County Courthouses TR
NRHP Reference #

80001232

[1]
Added to NRHP September 18, 1980

Stephens County Courthouse is a building in Toccoa, the county seat of Stephens County, Georgia, United States. It is the location of the county's trial courtrooms as well as that of other county government offices. The property was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

History[edit]

Stephens County was formed in 1905 from parts of Habersham and Franklin Counties as Georgia's 143rd county. Toccoa was designated the county seat in the legislation creating Stephens County.

Stephens County's first courthouse was completed in 1908 and is still in use, but a new courthouse opened in May 2000 across the street from the first.[2]

Architecture[edit]

Constructed in the Classical Revival style, the two-story brick building features a clock tower.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Stephens County Georgia Courthouse url accessed May 13, 2008.