McIntosh County

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McIntosh County is named for John McIntosh, who was a captain and who led a group of Scot Highlanders in the settlement of Darien.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

– Liberty County

E – Atlantic Ocean

S – Glynn County

W – Wayne County and Long County


Created:  December 14, 1793                Map of Georgia highlighting McIntosh County

County Seat: 

Darien  1793 – present


County Courthouse – Darien


Location:  310 Northway Drive / Adams Street

Built:  1872 – 1873

Style:  Federal

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces west and is a two story gray colored stucco structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Darien. The west front has a central section which projects from the main building with an entrance on the first story having two columns on either side and a small balcony above. On the south is a new wing which extends northwest and has the main entrance at the junction with the old section. The building was remodeled after a fire in 1931. There was an addition added on the south side in 1980. The architect was John J Harte Asoociates of Atlanta and the contractor was Massee Builders, Inc. of Fitzgerald. There was fire damage to the building in 1986.


History:  The first courthouse was built in 1800 and was torn down by Union troops in 1864. The second and present courthouse was constructed in 1872 to 1874.




County Courthouse – Darien













Photos taken 2009