Gilmer County

Gilmer County (HMG53)

Location: Ellijay, GA 30540 Gilmer County
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N 34° 41.714', W 84° 28.979'

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Gilmer County was created by Act of Dec. 3, 1832 out of Cherokee. Originally, it contained parts of Fannin, Dawson and Pickens Counties. The county was named for George Rockingham Gilmer (1790-1859), who served with distinction as a soldier, lawyer, legislator, Congressman and twice as Governor of Georgia. 1829-1831 and 1837-1839. First officers, commissioned March 9, 1833, were: Levi A. Hufsteller, Sheriff: Thomas M. Burnett, Clerk Superior Court: Henry K. Quillian, Clerk Inferior Court. Officers commissioned July 10, 1833 were Thomas Gutterry, Coroner, and Benjamin M. Griffith, Surveyor.
HM NumberHMG53
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number061-4
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 5:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 730556 N 3842130
Decimal Degrees34.69523333, -84.48298333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 41.714', W 84° 28.979'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 41' 42.84" N, 84° 28' 58.74" W
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Area Code(s)678, 706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Broad St, Ellijay GA 30540, US
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