Montgomery County

Montgomery County (HMEFD)

Location: Mt Vernon, GA 30445 Montgomery County
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N 32° 10.451', W 82° 35.696'

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Montgomery County, created Dec. 19, 1793 out of Washington, originally contained all of Wheeler and Tattnall and parts of Treutlen, Toombs, Emanuel and Dodge Counties. It was named for Maj. Gen. Richard Montgomery (1736- 1775), "an early martyr to the cause of liberty." Commanding an expedition to Canada in 1775, he was killed at the Siege of Quebec. First County officers, commissioned Feb. 17, 1794, were: March McKessak, Sheriff; Thos. Pugh, Clk. Inf. Ct.; Jonathan Eammons, Clk. Sup. Ct.; Jonathan Holly, Cor.; Wm. Cawthorn, Reg. of Probate; Willis Wood, Sur.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number103-4
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 4:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 349627 N 3560857
Decimal Degrees32.17418333, -82.59493333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 10.451', W 82° 35.696'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 10' 27.06" N, 82° 35' 41.76" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-425 S Railroad Ave, Mt Vernon GA 30445, US
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