Butts County

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Butts County is named for Samuel Butts, who was a member of the Georgia Militia killed in the battle against the Creek Indians during the War of 1812.

 

Created:  December 24, 1825

County Seat: 

Jackson  1825 – present

 

County Courthouse – Jackson 

 

Location:  25 3rd Street / Oak Street

Built:  1897 – 1898

Style:  High Victorian Eclectic with Colonial Revival

Architect:  Alexander C Bruce & Thomas H Morgan

Contractor:  John H McKenzie & Son

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds and the south front has a central one story porch with three arches and balcony on the second story. On the east side is a large square dark red colored brick clock tower with open arches on the third story and clock and steep roof above. At the west end of the building is a large square tower with sloped roof. The roof is hipped.

 

County Administration – Jackson 

 

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Location:  25 West 3rd Street / Old Griffin Road

Built:  2005 – 2008

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Pete Sutton & Associates

Contractor:  Malone Construction for Phase I and Hogan Construction for Phase II

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story cream colored stucco, glass and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious grounds. The north front has high porch rising to a square tower with clock. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

Henry County and Newton County

E – Jasper County

S – Monroe County and Lamar County

W – Spalding County and Henry County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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County Administration

 

 

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Photos taken 2013 and 2018