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City of Quitman

IncorporatedDecember 19, 1859
AddressCity Hall 100 West Screven Street
Quitman, Georgia 31643
Phone(229) 263-4166
Fax(229) 263-8693

Quitman, incorporated December 19, 1859, is the county seat of Brooks County. The city was named in honor of General John A. Quitman, who served under Zachary Taylor as a soldier and later enjoyed a successful career in politics.

The courthouse in Brooks County was built in 1859 and extensively remodeled in 1892. The courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.