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Jonesboro Historical Courthouse


Historic Courthouse, Jonesboro - GA

The old Clayton County Courthouse went through a major facelift. Renovation of the original 1898 courthouse marks the third and final phase of a $119 million project, which started with construction of the Harold R. Banke Justice Center in October 1998. The second phase of the project is the on-going renovation of the Clayton County Detention Center in Lovejoy, which will house an expanded work release program.

Location of Entrance to Historic Courthouse
and Surrounding Landmarks


Departments at Historic Courthouse

Board of Elections and Registration
Community Development
Economic Development
Tax Assessors

Directions to Jonesboro Historical Courthouse

Directions - When coming from the ...

From Atlanta

If coming from the Atlanta area, take I-75 South to Exit 235 - the Griffin and Jonesboro, Tara Boulevard also known as Highway 41/19 exit. Proceed south to the 9th traffic light, Smith Street. Turn left and travel east until Smith Street dead ends into North Main Street. Turn right on North Main Street and travel south to the 1st traffic light, Mill Street. Turn left on Mill Street, cross over railroad tracks and make an immediate right onto South McDonough Street. The Historic Courthouse is on the left. Proceed to parking area just south of the building.

West on Highway 138 East

If coming from the Stockbridge area, travel west on Highway 138 East. At the intersection with Walt Stephens Road, the street name will change to Stockbridge Road, continue west until Stockbridge Road dead ends into North McDonough Street. Turn left on to North McDonough Street and travel south approximately 1/8 mile. The Historic Courthouse is on the left. Proceed to parking area just south of the building.

East on Highway 138 West

If coming from the Riverdale area, travel east on Highway 138 West. At the intersection of Highway 138 and 138 Spur, the street name will change to 138 Spur. Continue west on 138 Spur to Tara Boulevard also known as Highway 41/19. Turn right onto Tara Boulevard and travel southbound to the 1st traffic light, Smith Street. Turn left and travel east until Smith Street dead ends into North Main Street. Turn right on North Main Street and travel south to the 1st traffic light, Mill Street. Turn left on Mill Street, cross over railroad tracks and make an immediate right onto South McDonough Street. The Historic Courthouse is on the left. Proceed to parking area just south of the building.

From Macon

If coming from the Macon area, take I-75 North to Exit 228 - Highway 138. Turn left onto Highway 138 and travel west on Highway 138 East. At the intersection of Highway 138 and Walt Stephens Road, the street name will change to Stockbridge Road, continue west until Stockbridge Road dead ends into North McDonough Street. Turn left on to North McDonough Street and travel south approximately 1/8 mile. The Historic Courthouse is on the left. Proceed to parking area just south of the building.

From Griffin

If coming from the Griffin area, take Tara Boulevard also known Highway 41/19 and travel north. After crossing the Clayton County line travel approximately 7 miles to the 8th traffic light, Smith Street. Turn right and travel east until Smith Street dead ends into North Main Street. Turn right on North Main Street and travel south to the 1st traffic light, Mill Street. Turn left on Mill Street, cross over railroad tracks and make an immediate right onto South McDonough Street. The Historic Courthouse is on the left. Proceed to parking area just south of the building.


 

Jonesboro Historical Courthouse
121 South McDonough Street
Jonesboro, GA 30236