Bridges to Explore in Richmond County

Checkout places to visit in Richmond County

Richmond County

The county is named for Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond, a British politician and office-holder sympathetic to the cause of the American colonies. Richmond was also a first cousin to King George III.

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Bridges to Explore in Richmond County

Butt Memorial Bridge

The Butt Memorial Bridge is a historic bridge Built in 1950, this bridge originally connected the cities of Hephzibah and Augusta across Sweetwater Creek. It serves to honor World War I veteran Maj. William Humphreys Butt, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The steel truss arch bridge features an impressive 256 foot center span, which soars above the creek below tilting downwards at each end to create a stunning and picturesque scene.

Map of Bridges to explore in Richmond County