Miller County is named for Andrew Miller, who was a lawyer, politician and president of the Medical College of Georgia and who lived from 1806 to 1856.
Surrounding County Courthouses:
E – Baker County
W – Early County
Created: February 26, 1856
Colquitt 1860 – present
County Courthouse – Colquitt
Location: 155 South 1st Street / Main Street
Built: 1975 – 1977
Architect: Tomberlin Associates Architects Inc. of Atlanta
Contractor: S J Curry & Company of Albany
Description: The building faces east and is a one story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Colquitt. The east front has a recessed entrance in the center with two large arched windows on each side. There are arches on the north, south and west sides of the building. The roof line is flat. The County Superior Court courtroom is located in the center of the building. The building houses the County Superior Court of the 2nd Judicial Administrative District. The building was renovated in 2012 and a white colored portico was constructed at the east entrance. The architect was Jerry R McNease of Colquitt and the contractor was CGM Construction Group LLC of Colquitt.
History: The county was created in 1856 and Colquitt was selected as the county seat. The first was built in Colquitt in 1856 and was destroyed by fire in 1873. The second courthouse was built in 1873 and was also destroyed by fire in 1904. The third courthouse was a two story brick structure designed by Alexander Blair and constructed in 1905. This building burned in 1974. The fourth and present courthouse was constructed in 1975 to 1977.
County Courthouse before renovation 2012 – Colquitt
County Couthouse after renovation 2012
County Superior Court courtroom
Picture 1905 County Courthouse
Photos taken 2009, 2018 and 2020