Old Colquitt County Jail

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Old Colquitt County Jail

Old Colquitt County Jail

116 1st Ave., SE
Moultrie, GA 31768

888-408-4748 | 888-408-4748

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The old Colquitt County Jail is one of the most distinctive buildings in Moultrie. Its Gothic Revival style features turrets at the top of each corner, with battlements along the top of the four walls and a tower. Built in 1915, this unique structure dons Oriental brick, terrazzo floors and Georgia granite. At the time, the Colquitt County jail was termed "the finest, best architecturally designed jail in Georgia." The jail was known as a step toward modernization in comparison with other jails. When the jail first opened, it had electric lights, steam heat, shower baths, tubs and sanitary toilets. The original gallows are still in place on the third floor.  Renovated in the 1990s, it is now home to the Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Info & Amenities
  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Parking on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

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