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Atlanta is named for the shortened name “Atlantic-Pacific” as the city was founded as a railway terminal in 1837.


Created:  December 29,, 1847


James Wingfield Golucke – Architect


James Wingfield Golucke ( J W Golucke ) of Atlanta designed many courthouses and jails in Georgia:


Georgia  County Courthouses

Baker County / Barstow County / Clayton County / Coweta County / Henry County / Johnson County / Madison County / Meriweather County / Morgan County / Pierce County / Pike County / Putnam County / Tattnall County and Twiggs County.


Georgia County Jails

Banks County / Pickens County and Rockdale County


Alabama County Courthouses

Calhoun CountyChambers County and Macon County 



Edward Columbus Hosford – Architect


Edward Columbus Hosford designed many courthouses across the United State.



Baker County / Glades County / Hendry County / Jefferson County / Lafayette County / Pasco County Polk County



Dodge County / Harris County Wheeler County



Glasscock County / Mason County