Camden County

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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




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.



Brantley County and Glynn County

E – Atlantic Ocean

S – Nassau County, Florida

W – Charlton County




















Photos taken 2009