Ware County

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Ware County is named for Nicholas Ware, who a United States Senator.


Created:  December 15, 1824

County Seat: 

Waresborough  1824 – 1873

Waycross          1873 – present


County Courthouse – Waycross


Location:  800 Church Street / Albany Highway

Built:  1956 – 1957

Style:  Modern with elements of Stripped Classical

Architect:  William J J Chase & Associates

Contractor:  Robert L Pittman and Paul H Kesling


Description:  The building faces east and is a three story white colored Georgia marble structure. The east front has a large section at the north side which is the main entrance. Vertical dividers divide the vertical windows. On the south side the building is lower and horizontal windows.


County Courthouse Annex – Waycross




Location:  299 State Street / Oak Street

Built:  1931 – 1932

Style:  Moderne

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces north and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure.  The roof line is flat. The building was formerly the old Ware County Hospital. The building is located on the north side of the courthouse.



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Photos taken 2009