Toombs County

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Toombs

Toombs County is named for Robert Toombs, who was a famous politician, an unreconstructed secessionist, United States Representative and United tates Senator.

 

Created:  August 18, 1905

County Seat: 

Lyons  1905 – present

 

County Courthouse – Lyons

 

Location:  100 Courthouse Square / NW Broad Street

Built:  1964 – 1965

Style:  Modern

Architect:  W P Thompson, Jr.

Contractor:  Scott-Robinson Company.

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building has a row of windows with vertical white dividers in the center section. On the west side is a higher section with long narrow windows. The building has a sloped roof.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was designed by George C Thomason and J W Golucke and built in 1906. The building was destroyed by fire in 1917 and was rebuilt in 1919. The architect was Alexander Blair and the contractor was Little & Phillips.

 

Courthouses: 

North  Treutlen County and Emanuel County

East    – Tattnall County

South – Appling County and Jeff Davis County

West   – Montgomery County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008