First Court in Clinch County

First Court in Clinch County (HM9IG)

Location: Homerville, GA 31634 Clinch County
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N 31° 2.094', W 82° 52.428'

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About 1 mile south of here, the first Court and Election in Clinch County were held in 1850, in the home of Jonathan Knight. Pursuant to the Act creatingClinch, Commissioners appointed met in the Knight house to perfect the organization of the County, and elected County officers. Courts were held in the Knight home during the first six months of 1850.
HM NumberHM9IG
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number032-5
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker Condition
8 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 9:47pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CHALONDA1985  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 321165 N 3434977
Decimal Degrees31.03490000, -82.87380000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 2.094', W 82° 52.428'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 2' 5.64" N, 82° 52' 25.68" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near N Cemetery Rd, Homerville GA 31634, US
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This Jonathan Knight mentioned was my 4x Great grand uncle. The sign has some weathering issues, but was overall in good condition.

May 19, 2016 at 8:06pm PDT by chalonda1985

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