Bacon County

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Bacon County is named for Augustus Octavius Bacon, who was a United States Senator.

 

Created:  November 3, 1914

County Seat: 

Alma  1914 – present

 

County Courthouse – Alma 

 

Location:  502 West 12th Street / South Dixon Street

Built:  1918 – 1919

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  James J Baldwin

Contractor:  R W Wimbish

 

Description:  The building faces northeast and is a two story red colored brick, stone and concrete structure. The northeast front has a large portico with four high white columns rising to a pediment with circular window, at the roof line.  The second story windows are arched. On the roof is a white octagonal cupola with clock and gold colored dome at the top. An addition was constructed in 2000, on the southwest side which fans out from the original building.

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Bacon County Courthouse

 

Courthouses: 

Jeff Davis County and Appling County

E – Appling County

S – Pierce County and Ware County

W – Coffee County 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012