Troup County Government Center-Lagrange, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 33° 02.426 W 085° 01.859
16S E 683868 N 3657492
Quick Description: Located in downtown Lagrange, Georiga
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 6/14/2009 6:54:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM6KDV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rilekyle
Views: 2

Long Description:
On Dec. 14, 1826, the legislature directed that Troup County elections and court sessions be held in the house of Joseph Weaver. The county's first inferior court was authorized to erect a courthouse, but it is not known if a courthouse was built in 1827. In Dec. 1827, portions of Troup County were used to create two new counties -- Meriwether and Harris. New elections were set for Feb. 1828, after which the new inferior court was given the responsibility of providing for a courthouse. Reportedly, a brick courthouse was built in LaGrange in 1830. This structure was torn down in 1903 or 1904 and replaced by a new three-story brick courthouse with clock tower, which was completed in 1904. This courthouse burned in 1936 (see photo) and was replaced in 1939 with a new marble courthouse (see photo). The present courthouse--officially designated the Troup County Government Center--was completed in 2005, with the former courthouse becoming home for the Troup County Juvenile Court.

Be sure to look at the 1936 photo in the is amazing.
Year Built: 2005

Current Use of Building: Courts and government offices

Level of Courts: County

Dates this building was used to house judicial proceedings: 2005-present

Physical Address:
100 Ridley Ave. County Government Center LaGrange, GA 30240-0000

Related Website: [Web Link]

Architect: Not listed

Hours: Not listed

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