Atkinson County

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Atkinson

Atkinson County is named for William Y Atkinson, who was a former governor of Georgia.

 

Created:  January 1, 1919

County Seat: 

Pearson  1919 – present

 

County Courthouse – Pearson 

 

Location:  305 Main Street / East Roberts Avenue

Built:  1919 – 1920

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  James J Baldwin

Contractor:  Holley Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The north front has a porch with four large columns rising to a wide header. The entrance is trimmed with stone and recessed. The corners of the building are trimmed with stone and a horizontal band runs between the first and second stories. On the center of the roof is a square white colored cupola with clock and white colored dome at the top. The roof line is flat. The old jail is on the south side of the building.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Coffee County 

E – Ware County

S – Clinch County and Lanier County

W – Berrien County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009