Colquitt County Jail

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Colquitt County Jail
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Colquitt County Jail is located in Georgia
Colquitt County Jail
Colquitt County Jail is located in the United States
Colquitt County Jail
Location126 1st Ave., SE, Moultrie, Georgia
Coordinates31°10′42″N 83°47′12″W / 31.17833°N 83.78667°W / 31.17833; -83.78667Coordinates: 31°10′42″N 83°47′12″W / 31.17833°N 83.78667°W / 31.17833; -83.78667
Area0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built1915
Built bySouthern Structural Steel Co.
Architectural styleLate Gothic Revival
NRHP reference No.80001004[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 10, 1980

Colquitt County Jail is a historic jail building at 126 1st Avenue SE in Moultrie, Georgia that was built in 1915. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

The previous jail was a brick building, the second brick building in Moultrie, that was built in 1892 and was torn down in 1953. This jail, built in 1915 just to the north of the old one, is "among the most impressive buildings in Moultrie and is one of the county's few examples of Gothic Revival architecture." It cost about $28,000.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Erick D. Montgomery and Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr. (March 28, 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Colquitt County Jail". National Park Service. Retrieved January 21, 2017. with six photos from 1980