Baker County Courthouse (Georgia)

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Baker County Courthouse
Baker County Courthouse, Newton 1900.jpg
Baker County Courthouse, Newton
Baker County Courthouse (Georgia) is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Baker County Courthouse (Georgia)
Baker County Courthouse (Georgia) is located in the US
Baker County Courthouse (Georgia)
Location Courthouse Sq., Newton, Georgia
Coordinates 31°18′51″N 84°20′7″W / 31.31417°N 84.33528°W / 31.31417; -84.33528Coordinates: 31°18′51″N 84°20′7″W / 31.31417°N 84.33528°W / 31.31417; -84.33528
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built by Atlanta Fireproofing Co.
Architect Golucke, J.W. & Co.
Architectural style Romanesque
MPS Georgia County Courthouses TR
NRHP Reference # 80004443[1]
Added to NRHP September 18, 1980

The Baker County Courthouse is located in Courthouse Square at Newton in Baker County, Georgia. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 18, 1980. Baker County has been struck by flooding from the Flint River. The old courthouse was built in 1906 and was damaged by the floods of 1925, 1929, and 1994. It houses the public library and the historical society. The current courthouse is located in a 1930s-era school.[2] The old courthouse was designed by J. W. Golucke.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Baker County Georgia Encyclopedia