Jones County

Jones County (HMHAE)

Location: Gray, GA 31032 Jones County
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N 33° 0.512', W 83° 32.182'

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This County, created by Act of the Legislature Dec. 10, 1807, is named for James Jones of Savannah, a legislator at 23 and member of the State Constitutional Convention in 1798 in which year he was elected to Congress. The first County Site was at Clinton but it was changed to Gray in 1905. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff James Riley, Clerk of Superior Court John R. Gregory, Clerk of Inferior Court James Bond, Tax Receiver Daniel Candler, Tax Collector Hillery Pratt, Coroner Thomas Thrower and Surveyor Charles Miller. First Justices of the Inferior Court were: William Binion, William Jones, Hugh M. Comer, James Jackson and John McKenzie.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number084-5
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 8:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 263054 N 3655091
Decimal Degrees33.00853333, -83.53636667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 0.512', W 83° 32.182'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 0' 30.72" N, 83° 32' 10.92" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 123-131 W Clinton St, Gray GA 31032, US
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