Clinch County

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Clinch

Clinch County is named for Duncan L Clinch, who was a former United States Army general and a Georgia congressman.

 

Created:  February 14, 1850

County Seat: 

Magnolia    1852 – 1860

Homerville  1860 – present

 

County Courthouse – Homerville

 

Location:  100 Courtland Avenue / West Dame Avenue

Built:  1896 – 1897

Style:  Victorian and Classical Revival

Architect:  T J Darling

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces east and  is a two story white colored stucco, wood and brick structure. The building is located on the landscaped grounds of Court Square. The east front has a large porch supported by six large pillars rising to the roof line. There is a balcony on the second story. The windows have green colored shutters. In 1936, the building was renovated under the Works Projects Administration.

 

Old County Jail – Homerville

 

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Location:  100 Courtland Avenue / West Dame Avenue

Built:  1894

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  T J Darling

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story white colored wood frame and brick structure. The building is located on the landscaped grounds of Court Square. The east front has a central arched entrance on the first story with a central tower rising above the hipped roof line. The west side has a one story section with hipped roof.

 

Courthouses: 

Atkinson County

E – Ware County

S – Baker County, Florida, Columbia County, Florida and Echols County

W – Lanier County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Old County Jail

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2018