Camden County

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Camden

Camden County is named for the Earl of Camden, who was a supporter of the American colonies prior to the American Revolution

 

Created:  February 5, 1777

County Seat: 

St. Patrick’s         1787 – 1792

No County seat   1792 – 1800

Jeffersonton        1800 – 1869

St. Marys            1869 – 1923

Woodbine           1923 – present

 

Old County Courthouse – Woodbine

 

Location:  109 Courthouse Circle / East 4th Street

Built:  1928 – 1929

Style:  Twentieth Century Gothic Revival

Architect:  J deBruyn Kops

Contractor:  McCowan & Ramsay

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The west front has a projecting enclosed porch at the entrance. Behind, the wall rises to a level roof line with the main part of the building rising to a peak behind that. There are wings on the north and south sides.  A large addition  was added to the east side.

 

Note:  The building is the only Gothic style courthouse in Georgia.

 

County Courthouse – Woodbine

 

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Location:  200 East 4th Street / Courthouse Circle

Built:  2003 – 2004

Style:  Modern Colonial Revival

Architect:  James W Buckley & Associates Inc. of Swainsboro

Contractor:  Bob Mathews Construction Company of Jacksonville, Florida

 

Description:  The building faces soutth and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The south front has a large portico supported by four columns rising to a wide pediment. Behind are large arched glass windows rising to the top of the second story. The east and west wings have large arches along the first story.

 

Courthouses: 

Brantley County and Glynn County

E – Atlantic Ocean

S – Nassau County, Florida

W – Charlton County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009