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Old 09-28-2013, 03:50 PM   #77
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Pike County Courthouse, Zebulon GA






Location: Zebulon

Date Built: 1895

Architectural Style: Romanesque Revival/Colonial Revival

Designer: Golucke & Stewart



Pike County's first courthouse was a simple wooden structure built in Newnan. After Zebulon was designated county seat in 1825, a brick courthouse was erected on the public square. The structure was replaced by the present courthouse in 1895.


County History: Pike County was created on Dec. 9, 1822 by an act of the General Assembly (Ga. Laws 1822, p. 21). The county was organized by acts of Dec. 23, 1822 (Ga. Laws 1822, p. 23) and Dec. 20, 1824 (Ga. Laws 1824, p. 45). Later, parts of Pike County were used to help create the following counties: Upson (1824), Spalding (1851), and Lamar (1920).

Georgia's 56th county was created from Monroe County and named for Gen. Zebulon Pike (1779-1813), noted Western explorer who was killed during the War of 1812.
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