Cook County

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Cook County is named for Philip Cook, who was a former Confederate general, United States representative and Georgia Secretary of State.


Created:  July 30, 1918

County Seat: 

Adel 1918 – present


County Courthouse – Adel


Location:  212 North Hutchinson Avenue / 2nd Street

Built:  1938 – 1939

Style:  Stripped Classical

Architect:  William J J Close

Contractor:  Ray M Lee Company


Description:  The building faces west and  is a two story white colored stucco and brick structure. The west front has a central section at the north end with a stone façade and vertical dividers between the windows. The roof line is flat. This was a Works Project Administration project. The south wing was added in 1973. The architect was Thompson, Sanders and Dupree and the contractor was Abec, Inc.



Tift County

E – Berrien County

S – Lowndes County and Brooks County

W – Colquitt County

















Photos taken 2009