Facts and Figures

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  • Spartanburg was founded as a "courthouse village," a spot chosen solely to locate a courthouse for frontier disputes. The current courthouse remains the center of town today.
  • The size of the new Courthouse is approximately 340,000 sq. ft., which is more than 3 times the size of the current courthouse and equivalent to nearly 6 football fields.
  • The $120 million Courthouse is 6 stories and 124' tall.
  • The new Courthouse has 713 total rooms, including 17 courtrooms.
  • There are 996 doors and 138 windows in the new Courthouse.
  • The Capital Penny Projects will support 1,839 jobs.
  • The Penny Projects have an expected economic impact of about $240 million, including $60 million from visitors.
  • The total number of pre-cast panels on the outside of the new Courthouse is 1101. Some panels weigh as much as 50,000 pounds.
  • There is 82 miles of cabling inside the new Courthouse.
  • The wood used on the Courthouse job site was sourced from Camaroon in Africa.