Jenkins County

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Jenkins

Jenkins County is named for Charles Jones Jenkins, who was the forty-seventh governor of Georgia.

 

Created:  August 17, 1905

County Seat: 

Millen  1905 – present

 

County Courthouse – Millen 

 

Location:  611 East Winthrope Avenue / North Daniel Street

Built:  1910 – 1911

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  L F Goodrich

Contractor:  A J Franklin

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story light red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds and has a large portico supported by four large white colored columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. There is a small white colored balcony above the arched entrance. A wide horizontal band runs below the eaves. On the center of the roof is a large octagonal dome with clock rising to a small cupola with the stature of Justice at the top. The courtroom is located on the second story.

 

Courthouses: 

Burke County

E – Screven County

S – Bulloch County

W – Emmanuel County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2008 ans 2018