Cherokee County

Cherokee County (HM2GFQ)

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N 34° 9.117', W 85° 40.717'

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Area 575 square miles. Aborigines inhabited area 4000 B.C. Cherokee and Creek Historic Indians about 1300-May 1838. Hernando De Soto-First white man July 1540. First white settlers about 1810 from VA, NC, SC, GA, and Tenn. Formed Cherokee Cession Dec. 29, 1835. Made a county Jan. 9, 1836. Counties of Baine, now Etowah; Benton, now Calhoun; and DeKalb were in part subsequently formed therefrom. Prior to 1836 Cherokee was part of St. Clair County.
Placed ByCherokee Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, May 3rd, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 621813 N 3779792
Decimal Degrees34.15195000, -85.67861667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 9.117', W 85° 40.717'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 9' 7.0200000000001" N, 85° 40' 43.02" W
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