Murray County

Murray County (HM7YK)

Location: Chatsworth, GA 30705 Murray County
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N 34° 46.011', W 84° 46.192'

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Murray County, Created by Act of Dec. 3, 1832 from Cherokee, originally contained Whitfield, Walker, Catoosa, Dade and part of Chattooga Counties. Settled by people from Tenn., N.C., and Ga., it was named for Thomas Walton Murray (1790-1832). A native of Lincoln County, a lawyer, legislator, and speaker of the house, he acquired distinction for his independence and honesty. A candidate for Congress, he died before the election. First officers of Murray County, commissioned March 20, 1833, were: Nelson Dickerson, Clk. Sup. Ct.; John Sloan, Clk. Inf. Ct.; James C. Barnett, Sheriff; Thomas Gann, Surveyor; Adam Gann, Coroner.
HM NumberHM7YK
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number105-11
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 12:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 704097 N 3849453
Decimal Degrees34.76685000, -84.76986667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 46.011', W 84° 46.192'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 46' 0.66" N, 84° 46' 11.52" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 132-198 N 3rd Ave, Chatsworth GA 30705, US
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