Ware Court House

Ware Court House (HMFSQ)

Location: Waycross, GA 31501 Ware County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 12.894', W 82° 21.276'

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Ware County was created out of a portion of Appling County by an Act of Dec. 25, 1824. It was named for United States Senator Nicholas Ware. Early in 1825 an Inferior Court was created, made up of Justices William Smith, Solomon Hall, John L. Stewart Jr., Philemon Bryan, Absalom Thomas. The first county officers elected in 1826 were William G. Henderson, sheriff; Joseph Bryan, Superior Court Clerk; Zachariah Davis, surveyor and Joshua Sharpe, coroner. Philemon Bryan was the first State Senator and John L. Stewart first representative.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number148-2
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 3:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 370966 N 3454209
Decimal Degrees31.21490000, -82.35460000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 12.894', W 82° 21.276'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 12' 53.64" N, 82° 21' 16.56" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 Ossie Davis Pkwy, Waycross GA 31501, US
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