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Hoke County

Hoke County is named for Robert Hoke, who was a Confederate general during the American Civil War.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Moore County

E – Cumberland County 

S – Robeson County

W – Scotland County and Richmond County


Created:  February 17, 1911                   Map of North Carolina highlighting Hoke County

County Seat: 

Raeford  1911 – present


County Courthouse – Raeford 


Location:  304 North Main Street / East Edinborough Avenue

Built:  1911 – 1912

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Milburn, Hester & Company

Contractor:  J A Jones


Description:  The building faces west and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building has a high portico supported by four large columns rising to the pediment and the same type of portico is on the south side but with two columns. The eaves have decorative trim. The building houses the County Superior Court and County District Court of the 19th Judicial District. The building was renovated in 1986. The architect was Dodge and Associates and the contractor was DWC Contractors.


See:  The architect Frank Pierce Milburn of Washington, DC.


See:  National Registerof Historic Places – Hoke County Courthouse


New County Courthouse

To be constructed in 2022. The architect is Silling Architects and the contractor is Metcon. Cost $31,000,000.


New County Administration Building


To be constructed in 2022. The architect is HH Architecture and the contractor is MSquare Construction. Cost $6,000,000.


See:  The 19th Judicial District includes Cabarrus County, Moore County, Randolph County and Rowan County.


History:  The county was created in 1911 and Raeford was selected as the county seat. The first and present courthouse was constructed in 1911 to 1912 at a cost of $57,000.



County Courthouse – Raeford









Photos taken 2008