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Date Built: 1902
Architectural Style: High Victorian
Designer: Lewis F. Goodrich
Other Information: This is only the county's second courthouse. The first was erected in 1828; it was torn down in 1901 to make way for the present courthouse, completed in 1902.
County Courthouse Historical Marker: Click here
County History: Taliaferro (pronounced "Tol-i-ver") County was established on Dec. 24, 1825 by an act of the General Assembly (Ga. Laws 1825, p. 58). Created from portions of Greene, Hancock, Oglethorpe, Warren, and Wilkes counties, Georgia's 69th county was named for Col. Benjamin Taliaferro, who served in Revolutionary War and the U.S. House of Representatives (1799-1802).
County Seat: Crawfordville [incorporated in 1826 and named for former U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Treasury William H. Crawford].
Size of County (Total Area): 195.5 square miles
County Rank in Total Area: 143rd out of 159
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