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
Lyons 1905 – present
County Courthouse – Lyons
Location: 100 Courthouse Square / NW Broad Street
Built: 1964 – 1965
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.
East – Tattnall County
West – Montgomery County
Photos taken 2008