Lee County Courthouse / Lee County Probate Judges

Lee County Courthouse / Lee County Probate Judges (HM1AF5)

Location: Opelika, AL 36801 Lee County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 38.755', W 85° 22.744'

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Lee County Courthouse

Lee County was created from portions of Russell, Macon, Chambers and Tallapoosa by act of the Alabama Legislature, approved December 5, 1866. The County's first election was held January 21, 1867.

An early courthouse stood across the street from the present structure. In 1896, when W. C. Robinson was Probate Judge, erection of today's courthouse got underway: low bid. $23,000; architect's fee, $1,000; total bond issue, including jail, $35,000. Last bonds paid of in late 1930's. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places, July 23,1973.

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Lee County Probate Judges

David Read, January 21, 1867 - August 10, 1872
Wilson Williams, August 1872 - 1880
James K. Edwards, 1881 - October 20, 1883
Thomas L. Frazer, November 2, 1883 - 1886
William Carlisle Robinson, 1887 - 1898
Frank Monroe Renfro, 1899 - 1904
John B. Lyons, Late 1904 - May 24, 1915
Griffin P. Butler, June 1, 1915 - November 28, 1932
Lum Duke, Late 1932 - January 1935
John T. Frazer, January 15, 1935 - January 25, 1949
James Lewis Killian, 1949 - 1950
Ira H. Weissinger, Sr., November 11, 1950 - January 17, 1977
I. H. (Hal) Smith, January 18, 1977
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HM NumberHM1AF5
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Year Placed1978
Placed ByHistoric Chattahoochee Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 8:27am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 652031 N 3613194
Decimal Degrees32.64591667, -85.37906667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 38.755', W 85° 22.744'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 38' 45.30" N, 85° 22' 44.64" W
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Area Code(s)251, 334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 223 S 9th St, Opelika AL 36801, US
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