Tattnall County is named for Josiah Tattnall, who was a player in repealing the Yazoo Act, a United States Senator and the twenty-fifth governor of Georgia.
Created: December 5, 1801
Zacharia Cox House 1801 – 1832
Reidsville 1832 – present
County Courthouse – Reidsville
Location: 108 Brazell Street / North Main Street
Built: 1902 – 1903
Style: Second Empire
Architect: James Wingfield Golucke & Company of Atlanta
Contractor: G L Adams & Company
Description: The building faces southeast and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds and has square brick towers on each corner. The front has three arches on the first story and three high arches on the second story with white colored balustrades which are also on the towers. The courtroom is located on the second story. The building was renovated in 1915, 1991 and 2008.
County Judicial Annex – Reidsville
Location: 111 North Main Street / Brazell Street
Built: 2001 – 2002
Architect: Eckles, Martin & Rule Architects
Contractor: Paul S Akins Company, Inc.
Description: The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds on the north side of the courthouse. The east front has a large arched portico with glass windows behind. The roof line is flat with raised white colored sections on the north and south sides. The building is named as the Tattnall County Judicial Annex.
County Administration – Reidsville
Location: 114 Brazell Street / North Main Street
Architect: Abreu & Robson, Incorporated of Brunswick
Contractor: W E Fountain of Vidalia
Description: The building faces south and is a one story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds on the west side of the courthouse. The south front has a one story portico with three arches. The roof line is flat with a hipped roof extending from the portico.
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County Judicial Annex
Photos taken 2008, 2013 and 2018