City of Springfield
|Incorporated||December 31, 1838|
|Address||130 S. Laurel Street
Springfield, Georgia 31329
Springfield, the county seat of Effingham County, is named for a mineral spring in the area. The city was founded in 1799 and incorporated as a town December 31, 1838.
The Effingham County courthouse in Springfield was built in 1908 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Also, the four square block surrounding the courthouse is designated on the registry.