Candler County

Candler County (HMBYE)

Location: Metter, GA 30439 Candler County
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N 32° 23.836', W 82° 3.753'

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Candler County was created by an Act of the Georgia Legislature July 17, 1914,out of portions of Bulloch, Emanuel and Tattnall Counties, and named for Gov. Allen D. Candler (1834-1910). Gov. Candler is famed for the preservation of Colonial and Confederate records and being the first compiler of State records. Among the first officers of Candler County were Ordinary George R. Trapnell, Sheriff Charles M. Harpen, Superior Court Clerk Joshua Everett, Tax Receiver O.L. Patterson, Tax Collector G.B. Hendricks, Surveyor J.D. McLean, Coroner T.D. Joiner and Treasurer Morgan Holloway.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number021-1
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 9:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 400069 N 3584967
Decimal Degrees32.39726667, -82.06255000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 23.836', W 82° 3.753'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 23' 50.16" N, 82° 3' 45.18" W
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Area Code(s)912, 478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 228 E Broad St, Metter GA 30439, US
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