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22 September 2011

Handy, Dandy Georgia County Table

It's been at least three years since I created this Georgia county table. I know the information can be easily found online, but I hated to delete my work. :-) So it now will reside here.

Name: Named For: County Seat: Laid Out:
APPLING Colonel Daniel Appling Baxley 1818
ATKINSON Governor W. Y. Atkinson Pearson 1917
BACON Senator A. O. Bacon Alma 1914
BAKER Colonel John Baker Newton 1825
BALDWIN Abraham Baldwin Milledgeville 1803
BANKS Dr. Richard Banks Homer 1858
BARROW Chancellor D. C. Barrow Winder 1914
BARTOW General Francis S. Bartow Cartersville 1832
BEN HILL Benjamin H. Hill Fitzgerald 1906
BERRIEN John M. Berrien Nashville 1856
BIBB Dr. W. W. Bibb Macon 1822
BLECKLEY Logan E. Bleckley Cochran 1912
BRANTLEY William Gordon Brantley Nahunta 1920
BROOKS Preston S. Brooks Quitman 1858
BRYAN Jonathan Bryan Pembroke 1793
BULLOCH Archibald Bulloch Statesboro 1796
BURKE Edmund Burke Waynesboro 1777
BUTTS Captain Sam Butts Jackson 1825
CALHOUN John C. Calhoun Morgan 1854
CAMDEN Earl of Camden Woodbine 1777
CANDLER Governor Allen D. Candler Metter 1914
CARROLL Charles Carroll Carrollton 1826
CATOOSA An Indian Name Ringgold 1853
CHARLTON R. M. Charlton Folkston 1854
CHATHAM Earl of Chatham Savannah 1777
CHATTAHOOCHEE Chattahoochee River Cusseta 1854
CHATTOOGA Chattooga River Summerville 1838
CHEROKEE Cherokee Indians Canton 1831
CLARKE General Elijah Clarke Athens 1801
CLAY Henry Clay Fort Gaines 1854
CLAYTON A. S. Clayton Jonesboro 1858
CLINCH General Duncan L. Clinch Homerville 1850
COBB Senator Thomas W. Cobb Marietta 1832
COFFEE General John Coffee Douglas 1854
COLQUITT Walter T. Colquitt Moultrie 1856
COLUMBIA Christopher Columbus Appling 1790
COOK General Philip Cook Adel 1918
COWETA Indian Name Newnan 1826
CRAWFORD William H. Crawford Knoxville 1822
CRISP Charles F. Crisp Cordele 1905
DADE Major Francis Dade Trenton 1837
DAWSON William C. Dawson Dawsonville 1857
DECATUR Stephen Decatur Bainbridge 1823
DEKALB Baron De Kalb Decatur 1822
DODGE William E. Dodge Eastman 1870
DOOLY Colonel John Dooly Vienna 1821
DOUGHERTY Charles Dougherty Albany 1853
DOUGLAS Stephen A. Douglas Douglasville 1870
EARLY Governor Peter Early Blakely 1818
ECHOLS Robert M. Echols Statenville 1858
EFFINGHAM Lord Effingham Springfield 1777
ELBERT Governor Sam Elbert Elberton 1790
EMANUEL Governor David Emanuel Swainsboro 1812
EVANS General C. A. Evans Claxton 1914
FANNIN Colonel J. W. Fannin Blue Ridge 1854
FAYETTE General LaFayette Fayetteville 1821
FLOYD General John Floyd Rome 1832
FORSYTH General John Forsyth Cumming 1832
FRANKLIN Benjamin Franklin Carnesville 1784
FULTON Robert Fulton Atlanta 1853
GILMER Governor George R. Gilmer Ellijay 1832
GLASCOCK General Thomas Glascock Gibson 1857
GLYNN John Glynn Brunswick 1777
GORDON William W. Gordon Calhoun 1850
GRADY Henry W. Grady Cairo 1905
GREENE General Nathanael Greene Greensboro 1786
GWINNETT Governor Button Gwinnett Lawrenceville 1818
HABERSHAM Joseph Habersham Clarkesville 1818
HALL Governor Lyman Hall Gainesville 1818
HANCOCK John Hancock Sparta 1793
HARALSON Hugh A. Haralson Buchanan 1856
HARRIS Charles Harris Hamilton 1827
HART Nancy Hart Hartwell 1853
HEARD Governor Stephen Heard Franklin 1830
HENRY Patrick Henry McDonough 1821
HOUSTON Governor John Houstoun Perry 1821
IRWIN Governor Jared Irwin Ocilla 1818
JACKSON Governor James Jackson Jefferson 1796
JASPER Sergeant Jasper Monticello 1807
JEFF DAVIS Jefferson Davis Hazlehurst 1905
JEFFERSON Thomas Jefferson Louisville 1796
JENKINS Governor Charles J. Jenkins Millen 1905
JOHNSON Governor H. V. Johnson Wrightsville 1858
JONES Honorable James Jones Gray 1807
LAMAR L. Q. C. Lamar Barnesville 1920
LANIER Sidney Lanier Lakeland 1919
LAURENS Colonel John Laurens Dublin 1807
LEE Richard H. Lee Leesburg 1826
LIBERTY Midway Puritans Hinesville 1777
LINCOLN General Benjamin Lincoln Lincolnton 1796
LONG Dr. Crawford W. Long Ludowici 1920
LOWNDES William J. Lowndes Valdosta 1825
LUMPKIN Governor Wilson Lumpkin Dahlonega 1832
MCDUFFIE George McDuffie Thomson 1870
MCINTOSH McIntosh Family Darien 1793
MACON Nathaniel Macon Oglethorpe 1837
MADISON James Madison Danielsville 1811
MARION General Francis Marion Buena Vista 1827
MERIWETHER General David Meriwether Greenville 1827
MILLER Andrew J. Miller Colquitt 1856
MITCHELL General Henry Mitchell Camilla 1857
MONROE James Monroe Forsyth 1821
MONTGOMERY General Richard Montgomery Mt. Vernon 1793
MORGAN General Daniel Morgan Madison 1807
MURRAY Thomas W. Murray Chatsworth 1832
MUSCOGEE Muscogee Indians Columbus 1826
NEWTON Sergeant John Newton Covington 1821
OCONEE Oconee River Watkinsville 1875
OGLETHORPE General James E. Oglethorpe Lexingon 1793
PAULDING John Paulding Dallas 1832
PEACH Georgia Peach Fort Valley 1924
PICKENS General Andrew Pickens Jasper 1853
PIERCE Franklin Pierce Blackshear 1857
PIKE Zebulon M. Pike Zebulon 1822
POLK James K. Polk Cedartown 1851
PULASKI County Pulaski Hawkinsville 1808
PUTNAM Israel Putnam Eatonton 1807
QUITMAN General John A. Quitman Georgetown 1858
RABUN Governor William Rabun Clayton 1819
RANDOLPH John Randolph Cuthbert 1828
RICHMOND Duke of Richmond Augusta 1777
ROCKDALE Rockdale Church Conyers 1870
SCHLEY Governor William Schley Ellaville 1857
SCREVEN General James Screven Sylvania 1793
SEMINOLE Seminole Indians Donalsonville 1920
SPALDING Thomas Spalding Griffin 1851
STEPHENS Governor Alex H. Stephens Toccoa 1905
STEWART General Daniel Stewart Lumpkin 1830
SUMTER General Thomas Sumter Americus 1831
TALBOT Governor Matthew Talbot Talbotton 1827
TALIAFERRO Colonel Benjamin Taliaferro Crawfordville 1825
TATTNALL Josiah Tattnall Reidsville 1801
TAYLOR Zachary Taylor Butler 1852
TELFAIR Governor Edward Telfair McRae 1807
TERRELL Dr. William Terrell Dawson 1856
THOMAS General Jett Thomas Thomasville 1825
TIFT Nelson Tift Tifton 1905
TOOMBS General Robert Toombs Lyons 1905
TOWNS Governor George N. Towns Hiawassee 1856
TREUTLEN Governor John A. Treutlen Soperton 1917
TROUP Governor George M. Troup LaGrange 1826
TURNER Henry G. Turner Ashburn 1905
TWIGGS General John Twiggs Jeffersonville 1809
UNION The Federal Union Blairsville 1832
UPSON Stephen Upson Thomaston 1824
WALKER Major Freeman Walker LaFayette 1833
WALTON Governor George Walton Monroe 1818
WARE Nicholas Ware Waycross 1824
WARREN General Joseph Warren Warrenton 1793
WASHINGTON George Washington Sandersville 1784
WAYNE General Anthony Wayne Jesup 1803
WEBSTER Daniel Webster Preston 1853
WHEELER General Joseph E. Wheeler Alamo 1912
WHITE Colonel John White Cleveland 1857
WHITFIELD Reverand George Whitfield Dalton 1851
WILCOX Captain John Wilcox Abbeville 1857
WILKES John Wilkes Washington 1777
WILKINSON General James Wilkinson Irwinton 1803
WORTH General William J. Worth Sylvester 1853

[Reference: Georgia History and Government by Albert B. Saye]

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