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Visit Madison County and the Madison County Historic Courthouse

Location: 1 South Main Street / Church Street
Built: 1828 – 1830
Style: Colonial
Architect: Malcom F Crawford
Contractor: Malcolm F Crawford, Richard S Boulware and William B Phillips

Description: The building faces southeast and is a two-story red colored brick and wood structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Madison. The walls are laid in even colored Flemish bond. The southeast front has an arcade on the first story with four arch and an arch at each end. There are green colored shutters. The building rises to a pediment with a Tuscan entablature at either end. At the front of the roof is an octagonal white colored cupola with green colored dome above. The roof is hipped. The courtroom is located on the first story with two sets of stairs at the rear ascending to a gallery. There is a Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court courtroom on the lower story. The building houses the County Circuit Court, County General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court of the 16th Judicial Circuit. On the northeast side is the Clerk’s Office with glass entrance between the building and the new one story addition extending northwest. Across Main Street is the red colored brick Courthouse Annex which houses the General District Court


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