Talbot County

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Talbot County is named for Matthew Talbot, who was a Governor of Georgia.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

– Meriwether County and Upson County 

E – Upson County and Taylor County

S – Taylor County, Marion County and Chattahochee County

W – Muscogee County and Harris County

 

Created:  December 14, 1827                Map of Georgia highlighting Talbot County

County Seat: 

Talbotton  1827 – present

 

County Courthouse – Talbotton 

 

Location:  26 South Washington Avenue / Monroe Street

Built:  1892 – 1893

Style:  Queen Anne

Architect:  Alexander C Bruce & Thomas H Morgan

Contractor:  Westbrook & Bennett ( W B Bennett ) of Barnesville

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Talboton. The northeast corner has a high square red colored brick clock tower with steep roof. The southeast corner has a lower and wider tower. The windows are arched on the building and the roof is hipped. The courtroom is located on the second story.

 

History:  The first court met at private homes. The first courthouse was a brick structure built in 1831. The courthouse burned in 1892 and the second and present courthouse was constructed in 1892 and 1893.

 

 

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County Courthouse – Talboton

 

 

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Photos taken 2010 and 2020