Wayne County is named for Anthony Wayne, who was a general in the American Revolutionary War, and who lived from 1745 to 1796.
Created: December 21, 1809
Waynesboro 1809 – present
County Courthouse – Waynesboro
Location: 609 Azalea Drive / Turner Street
Built: 1935 – 1936
Style: Art Deco and Moderne
Architect: E L Malvaney of Jackson
Contractor: I C Gaber and Son
Description: The building faces southeast and is a four story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The southeast front has a projecting first story with recessed central entrance. Vertical pilasters divide the recessed windows on thr second and third stories. The fourth story is recessed and has vertical windows. The roof line is flat. The west wing was added in 1988 to 1992. The architect was Chris Risher and the contractor was J & J Contractors, Inc. A one story Annex was constructed on the northeast side in 1967. The architect was Charles N Clark Associates Ltd. And John C Suffling and the contractor was L B Priester and Son, Inc.
Note: The previous courthouse was built by Charles M Rubush in 1893.
S – Greene County
W – Jones County
County Courthouse Annex
Photos taken 2012