Georgia's State Capital

Georgia's State Capital (HM69G)

Location: Augusta, GA 30901 Richmond County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 28.426', W 81° 57.309'

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Augusta served as the capital of Georgiafrom 1785 until 1795 when the seat ofgovernment was moved to the new capital,Louisville. The Georgia General Assemblymet at this site in a two-story building onthe corner of Elbert (Fourth) and BayStreets. The building was known as boththe State House and Government Houseand was adjacent to the Academy ofRichmond County. In Augusta on January 2,1788, Georgia became the fourth state toratify the United States Constitution. In 1789the General Assembly, meeting here, adopted a new state constitution creatingtoday's bicameral (two-house) state legislature consisting of the Senate andHouse of Representatives.
HM NumberHM69G
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number121-9
Year Placed2004
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Society and Office of the Secretary of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 1:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 411252 N 3704218
Decimal Degrees33.47376667, -81.95515000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.426', W 81° 57.309'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 25.56" N, 81° 57' 18.54" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 370 Bay St, Augusta GA 30901, US
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