Chattooga County

Chattooga County (HMAOO)

Location: Summerville, GA 30747 Chattooga County
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N 34° 28.835', W 85° 20.89'

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Chattooga County was created by Act of Dec. 28, 1838 from Floyd and Walker Counties. It was named for the river which flows through county, called Chattooga by the Cherokee Indians. Sequoyah (George Guess or Gist), inventor of the Cherokee Alphabet, was born and lived for some time near Alpine in Chattooga County. First County Officers, commissioned February 5, 1839, were: G.T. Hopkins, Clerk Superior Court; I.N. Bibb, Clerk Inferior Court; W.T. Kellet, Sheriff; I. McNeally, Coroner.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number027-2
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 5:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 651686 N 3816682
Decimal Degrees34.48058333, -85.34816667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 28.835', W 85° 20.89'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 28' 50.10" N, 85° 20' 53.40" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-57 W Washington St, Summerville GA 30747, US
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