Quitman County's Old Jail

Quitman County's Old Jail (HMVBB)

Location: Georgetown, GA 39854 Quitman County
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N 31° 53.157', W 85° 6.543'

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The original jail was a wooden structure built in 1859. It was replaced in 1891 with this brick structure which is typical of rural jails built during this period in southeast Alabama and southwest Georgia counties. The commissioners in 1890 - 1891 were: J. E. Harris, Dr. P. M. Bledsoe, J. P. Kimble and W.A. Cumbie. Judge of Superior Court: James H. Guerry; Ordinary M. L. Albritton; Clerk of Court: G. A. Whitaker; Quitman County's First Sheriff was Sam Guerry.
Year Placed1980
Placed ByHistoric Chattahoochee Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 9:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 678845 N 3529353
Decimal Degrees31.88595000, -85.10905000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 53.157', W 85° 6.543'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 53' 9.42" N, 85° 6' 32.58" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1312 Main St, Georgetown GA 39854, US
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