Twiggs County

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Twiggs County is named for John Twiggs, who was a general during the American Revolutionary War.

 

Created:  December 14, 1809

County Seat: 

Marion            1809 – 1868

Jeffersonville  1868 – present

 

County Courthouse – Jeffersonville

 

Location:  425 Railway Street / Magnolia Street

Built:  1902 – 1904

Style:  Romanesque Revival

Architect:  James Wingfield Golucke & Company of Atlanta

Contractor:  Fred Wagner

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story red colored brick, concrete and stone structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds. The southwest front has a central clock tower with arched entrance on the first story, arched window on the second story and rising to a clock and steep roof. On the east and west corners are large square beick towers with steep roofs. , A wing extends east with square brick towers on the corners. A horizontal band runs above the first story. The roof is hipped. The building was renovated from 1996 to 2003. The architect was Brittain, Thompson, Bray and Brown and the labor was supplied by the Department of Corrections.

 

Courthouses: 

Bibb County and Jones County

E – Wilkinson County

S – Bleckley County

W – Houston County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2013 and 2018