Evans County

Evans County (HMC4X)

Location: Claxton, GA 30417 Evans County
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N 32° 9.686', W 81° 54.441'

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This County, created by Act of the Legislature Aug. 11, 1914, is named for Gen. Clement A. Evans, soldier, lawyer, minister, statesman & author, who died in 1911. He commanded Gordon`s old division in the last charge of the Army of Northern Virginia and surrendered under Lee at Appomattox `with guns still hot from firing until the last hour.` Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff T.W. Rogers, Ordinary W.H. Brewton, Clerk of Superior Court T.R. Tippins, Tax Receiver A.V. Smith, Tax Collector Daniel Sikes, Treasurer James S. Hogan and Surveyor A.D. Eason.
HM NumberHMC4X
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number054-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 7:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 414444 N 3558690
Decimal Degrees32.16143333, -81.90735000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 9.686', W 81° 54.441'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 9' 41.16" N, 81° 54' 26.46" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1146 Courthouse St, Claxton GA 30417, US
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