Coffee County

Coffee County (HMG42)

Location: Douglas, GA 31533 Coffee County
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N 31° 30.503', W 82° 51.032'

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This County, created by Act of the Legislature February 9, 1854, is named for Gen. John Coffee who served in the Indian Wars and was a Member of Congress in 1833-36. He built the "Old Coffee road," which forms part of the border between Berrien and Coffee Counties, over which to transport troops and supplies to Florida. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff B.H. Tanner, Ordinary Thomas Mobley, Clerk of Superior and Inferior Courts Whittington Moore, Tax Receiver John W. Machet, Tax Collector James R. Smith, Coroner Sim Parker and Surveyor Carver
HM NumberHMG42
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number034-1B
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 10:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 324267 N 3487429
Decimal Degrees31.50838333, -82.85053333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 30.503', W 82° 51.032'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 30' 30.18" N, 82° 51' 1.92" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 S Peterson Ave, Douglas GA 31533, US
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