Brantley County

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Brantley County is named for William Gordon Brantley, who was a Georgia State representative, a Georgia State Senator and a United States congressman.

 

Created:  August 14, 1920

County Seat: 

Hoboken  1920 – 1921

Nahunta   1921 - present

 

County Courthouse – Nahunta

 

Location:  117 Brantley Street / Cannon Street

Built:  1930 – 1931

Style:  Colonial Revival

Architect:  T J Darling

Contractor:  Ledsinger & Turner

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Nahunta. The north has a central section which projects slightly with an arched entrance on the first story and an arched window with balcony on the second story. Above is a peak with clock and a small square cupola on the peak. The east and west wings are one story. The building was renovated in 1978 and an addition was added. The architect was O’Steen-Suttles of Douglas and the contractor was Watson-Yeargan, Inc. of Jesup.

 

History:  The first county seat was Hoboken and the first courthouse was built in 1821. The county seat moved to Nahunta in 1823. The second and present courthouse was constructed in 1930 to 1931.

 

Courthouses: 

Pierce County and Wayne County

E – Glynn County and Camden County 

S – Charlton County

W – Ware County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse – Nahunta

 

 

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Photos taken 2009