Henderson County Courthouse

Henderson County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1850
County Seat: Athens
Present Status: Gone. Burned 1885
General Contractor: John Loop
Building Materials/Description: $50, an additional $15 for the chimney

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1861
County Seat: Athens
Present Status: Gone
General Contractor: William Warenskjold (of Henderson County)
Building Materials/Description: 2 story, 50′ x 50′ wood frame, cupola

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1887
County Seat: Athens
Present Status: Gone. Burned.
Building Materials/Description: Wood.

4th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1913
County Seat: Existing.
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architectural Firm: L. L. Thurmon & Co.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival with Beaux Arts influences
General Contractor: L.R. Wright & Co., Dallas
Building Materials/Description: 3-story brick building with basement. $175,000. Portico entrance with classical details. Low central dome. Similar To Rains, Fisher Courthouses.


Posted on

July 17, 2017