Ware County is named for Nicholas Ware, who a United States Senator.
Created: December 15, 1824
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
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