Liberty County

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Liberty County is named for the right of freedom and liberty.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

– Evans County and Bryan County 

E – Atlantic Ocean

S – McIntosh County and Long County

W – Long County and Tatnall County


Created:  February 5, 1777                    Map of Georgia highlighting Liberty County

County Seat: 

Sundbury    1777 – 1798

Riceboro     1798 – 1836

Hinesville    1836 – present


County Courthouse – Hinesville


Location:  112  North Main Street / Midway Street

Built:  1926 – 1927

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  James J Baldwin

Contractor:  C O Smith


Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick, stone and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Hinesville. The building forms an “H”. The east and west porticoes have four white colored columns rising to pediments at the roof line. White colored panels are between the windows on the first and second stories. On the center of the roof is an octagonal white colored cupola. In 1964 alterations were done. The architect was Percy H Perkins he contractor was Watson-Yeargan Inc.


See: The architect, James J Baldwin also designed courthouses in Atkinson CountyBacon CountyBarrow County, Candler CountyEvans County, Lee County and Treutlen Countyand in North Carolina in Cherokee County.


County Justice Center – Hinesville


Location:  201 South Main Street / West M L King Jr. Drive

Built:  2008 – 2010

Style:  Modern

Architect:  James W Buckley & Associates

Contractor:  Pope Construction.


Description:  The building faces east and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building faces east and was completed in 2010. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Hinesville. 


History:  The first courthouse was a wood structure built in Hinesville in 1849. The second courthouse was built in 1867. The third and present courthouse was constructed in 1926 to 1927.




County Courthouse – Hinesville






















Photos taken 2008