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Dougherty County Judicial (Court) System

Dougherty County was created in 1853 from part of Baker County.  Georgia's 102nd county was named for Charles Dougherty of Athens, a judge of the Western Circuit and a popular advocate of state rights. Portions of Worth County were transferred to Dougherty County in 1854 and 1856.

Thank you for visiting us; please learn more about Dougherty County Court System by clicking on the links below: 

Clerk of Court

Probate Court


Public Defender's Office

District Attorney's Office

Sheriff's Office

Juvenile Court

State Court

Magistrate Court

Superior Court


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