Long County

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Long County is named for Crawford Williamson Long, who was a Georgia native the first physician know to have performed a surgical operation in general anesthesia induced by ether.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

– Tattnall County and Liberty County

E – McIntosh County

S – Wayne County

W – Wayne County and Tattnall County


Created:  November 2, 1920                  Map of Georgia highlighting Long County

County Seat: 

Ludowici  1920 – present


County Courthouse – Ludowici 


Location:  49 McDonald Street / Boundary Street

Built:  1926 – 1927

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  George Maynard Harrington

Contractor:  George Maynard Harrington and T J Harrington


Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story red colored brick, stone and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of  Ludowici. The building has a large portico supported by four large white colored columns rising to the pediment at the roof line. On the second story is a wrought iron balcony above the entrance. There are white colored panels between the first and second story windows. The building was renovated in 1974.


See:  National Register of Historic Places – Long County Courthouse


History:  The courthouse is the first and only courthouse erected in the county.




County Courthouse - Ludowici 



















Photos taken 2008 and 2013