Toombs County

Toombs County (HMBXV)

Location: Lyons, GA 30436 Toombs County
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N 32° 12.161', W 82° 19.651'

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Toombs County was created by Act of Aug. 18, 1905 from Emanuel, Montgomery and Tattnall. It was named for Gen. Robert Augustus Toombs 1810-1885), of Wilkes County, Congressman and Senator. One of the chief organizers of the Confederate government, he was Secretary of State and Brig. Gen. Bitterly opposed to Reconstruction, he never took the oath of allegiance after the war. First County Officers, commissioned Oct. 9, 1905, were: R.F. Scarboro, Sheriff; D.T. Gibbs, Clk. Sup. Ct.; R.J. Partin, Tax Rec.; O.V. Sharpe, Tax Col.; B.H. Grace, Sur.; M.D. Cowart, Cor.; John H. Clifton, Ord.; F.A. Thompson, Treas.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number138-1
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 12:23pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 374880 N 3563674
Decimal Degrees32.20268333, -82.32751667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 12.161', W 82° 19.651'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 12' 9.66" N, 82° 19' 39.06" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8230 Victory Dr, Lyons GA 30436, US
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