Early County

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Early County is named for Peter Early, who was a former governor, congressman and judge and who lived from 1773 to 1817.

 

Created:  December 15, 1818

County Seat: 

Richard Grimsley House  1819 – 1826

Blakely                             1826 – present

 

County Courthouse – Blakely

 

Location:  111 Court Square / Main Street

Built:  1904 – 1905

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  Morgan & Dillon

Contractor:  W T Jay

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story dark red colored brick structure. The south front has a large portico supported by four large white columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. There are large windows on the second story behind the portico. On the center of the roof is a large round dome with clock and black dome. The building was renovated in 1992 to 1994. The architect was Ellis, Ricket & Associates Architects of Valdosa and the contractor was Anderson Construction Company of Fort Gaines.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Clay County and Calhoun County

E – Calhoun County, Baker County and Miller County

S – Seminole County

W – Houston County, Alabama and  Henry County, Alabama 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009