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Ben Hill County, Georgia


The Ben Hill County Courthouse is located at 301 East Central avenue, Fitzgerald, GA 31750; phone: 229-426-5135.

Dorminy-Massee House, National Register

Photo: Miles V. Wilsey house, ca. 1900, 137 Hudson Road, Fitzgerald, GA. It was designed by Thomas Firth Lockwood, Sr.; listed on the National Register in 2001; photo by wikipedia username: Jud McCranie, 2015, creative commons [cc 3.0], accessed December, 2020.


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The county covers 252 square miles of south central Georgia. Georgia's 146th county was carved from Irwin and Wilcox counties in 1906 and is named for Benjamin Hill, a U.S. senator who served as Troup County's state representative and senator in the mid-1800s.

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