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Metter in Candler County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Candler County Courthouse

 
 
Candler County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 19, 2009
1. Candler County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  This property listed in the National Register of Historic Places
 
Erected 1980. (Marker Number 80000984.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsLandmarksNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 32° 23.803′ N, 82° 3.741′ W. Marker is in Metter, Georgia, in Candler County. Marker is on West Broad Street (Georgia Route 46/23) near North Kennedy Street, on the left when traveling west. Courthouse Square entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Metter GA 30439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Candler County (within shouting distance of this marker); American Legion Armed Forces Tribute (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Candler County War Memorial (about 300 feet away); Old Sunbury Road (approx. 3.7 miles away); Pulaski, Georgia (approx. 6.2 miles away); Excelsior and its Academy (approx. 8.1 miles away);
Candler County Courthouse Marker, right of door image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 19, 2009
2. Candler County Courthouse Marker, right of door
a different marker also named Old Sunbury Road (approx. 9.3 miles away); Oliff, Rushing, Durrence House (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Metter.
 
Regarding Candler County Courthouse. Candler County Courthouse ** (added 1980 - Building - #80000984) •
Courthouse Sq., Metter •
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event •
Architect, builder, or engineer: King Lumber Co., Baldwin,J.J. •
Architectural Style: Classical Revival •
Area of Significance: Communications, Architecture, Economics, Law, Politics/Government •
Period of Significance: 1900-1924 •
Owner: Local Gov't •
Historic Function: Government •
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse •
Current Function: Government •
Current Sub-function: Courthouse •
 
Candler County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
3. Candler County Courthouse Marker
Candler County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
4. Candler County Courthouse Marker
The Candler County Courthouse, located in Metter, Georgia, was built in 1921. Designed in a Neoclassical Revival style by J. J. Baldwin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 863 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 28, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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