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
Statenville 1859 – present
County Courthouse – Statenville
Location: 110 Highway 94 East / Highway 129
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.
E – Clinch County
W – Lowndes County
Photos taken 2009