Charlton County

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Charlton County is named for Robert M Charlton, who was a United States Senator.


Created:  February 18, 1854

County Seat: 

Trader’s Hill  1854 – 1901

Folkston        1901 – present


County Courthouse – Folkston


Location:  100 North 3rd Street / Main Street

Built:  1928 – 1929

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival and Georgian Revival

Architect:  Roy A Benjamin

Contractor:  Basil P Kennard.


Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The west front has a recessed porch with four columns rising to a header with a pediment containing a clock. A balustrade runs along the roof line. There is stone trim around the porch, windows and corners of the building. There are small on story wings on the north and south sides. The building was renovated in 1978. The architect was O’Sreen Suttles and the contractor was Richard Walker Construction Company.



Ware County and Brantley County 

E – Camden County and Nassau County, Florida

S – Baker County, Florida

W – Baker County, Florida and Ware County




















Photos taken 2009