Spalding County

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Spalding County is named for Thomas Spalding, who was a noted political leader in Georgia, a congressman and a planter.

 

Created:  December 20, 1851

County Seat: 

Griffin  1851 – present

 

County Courthouse – Griffin 

 

Location:  132 East Solomon Street / North 6th Street

Built:  1984 – 1985

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Bilbro, Spandler & Manley of Griffin

Contractor:  Reddick Construction Company of Thomaston

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a four story three brown-red colored brick and concrete structure. At the north east corner is a large square five story brick tower with three arched entrances on the first story and with a clock at the fifth story and platform with white colored cupola at the top. The building is rectangular with a three story section on the north front which has a railing along the flat roof line and with a recessed fourth story with a flat roof line along to south side. The courtroom is located on the second story.

 

Note:  The courthouse constructed in 1911 was destroyed by fire on January 12, 1981 due to faulty electrical wiring.

 

Courthouses: 

Fayette County, Clayton County and Henry County

E – Butts County and Lamar County

S – Lamar County and Pike County 

W – Meriwether County and Coweta County

 

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2013 and 2018