Telfair County

Telfair County (HMFND)

Location: McRae, GA 31055 Telfair County
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N 32° 4.01', W 82° 53.801'

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Telfair County was created by Act of Dec. 10, 1807 from Wilkinson County. Originally, it contained parts of Coffee and Dodge Counties. It was named for Gov. Edward Telfair (1735- 1807). Born in Scotland, he settled in Savannah in 1766, was a staunch supporter of the American cause in the Revolution, was a member of the Council of Safety, a delegate to the Continental Congress, Governor 1786-1787 and 1790-1793. First officers of Telfair County, commissioned Dec. 20, 1808, were: Duncan Curry, Clerk of Superior and Inferior Courts; Cullen Edwards, Sheriff; Benjamin M. Griffin, Coroner.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleInterpretative Marker / Sign
Marker Number134-2
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 7:40pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] GEORGIAINFO  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 320963 N 3549417
Decimal Degrees32.06683333, -82.89668333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.01', W 82° 53.801'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 0.6000" N, 82° 53' 48.0600" W
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Area Code(s)229, 912
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?Yes
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115-125 US-341, McRae GA 31055, US
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