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Talbot County

Talbot County is named for Matthew Talbot, who was a Governor of Georgia.

 

Created:  December 14, 1827

County Seat: 

Talbotton  1827 – present

 

County Courthouse – Talbotton 

 

Location:  26 South Washington Avenue / Monroe Street

Built:  1892 – 1893

Style:  Queen Anne

Architect:  Alexander C Bruce & Thomas H Morgan

Contractor:  Westbrook & Bennett ( W B Bennett ) of Barnesville

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The northeast corner has a high square red brick clock tower with steep roof. The southeast corner has a lower and wider tower. The windows of the building are arched and the roof is is hipped.