Bryan County

Bryan County (HM9PM)

Location: Pembroke, GA 31321 Bryan County
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N 32° 8.009', W 81° 37.314'

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This County created by Act of the Legislature Dec. 19, 1793, is named for Jonathan Bryan, Revolutionary patriot and member of the Executive Council in 1777. The `lost town` of Hardwick on the Ogeechee River was the first temporary County Site. Laid out in 1755, it was named for Lord Hardwick, Lord Chancellor of England, a relative of the then Gov. Reynolds. Two Royal Governors recommended that it be the Capital of Georgia. An Act of 1797 designated a new County Site at Cross Roads, 2 miles from Ogeechee Bridge. The Site was later moved to Clyde and then Pembroke.
HM NumberHM9PM
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number015-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 4:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 441342 N 3555400
Decimal Degrees32.13348333, -81.62190000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 8.009', W 81° 37.314'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 8' 0.54" N, 81° 37' 18.84" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 420 S College St, Pembroke GA 31321, US
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