The county of Southampton is located in and was founded in 1749| seat wl=Courtland. There are 18,109 residents in Southampton who have access to courthouses in Courtland. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 1,284 residents in Courtland, which is 0.8 square miles and 23ft above sea level.