Echols County

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Echols County is named for Robert Echols, who was a State representative and State senator from Georgia and who died during the Mexican War.


Created:  December 13, 1858

County Seat: 

Statenville  1859 – present


County Courthouse – Statenville 


Location:  110 Highway 94 East /  Highway 129

Built:  1956

Style:  Modern

Architect:  W Conner Thomson

Contractor:  Elza D Smith Construction Company


Description:  The building faces west and is a one story red colored brick structure. The west front has a recessed entrance with glass walls. The north and south wings are joined by the central entrance. The windows extend to the roof line. The roof line is flat.


Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed in 1899.



Lowndes County, Lanier County and Clinch County

E – Clinch County

S – Columbia County, Florida and Hamilton County, Florida

W – Lowndes County










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Photos taken 2009