Terrell County

Terrell County (HMHY6)

Location: Dawson, GA 39842 Terrell County
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N 31° 46.407', W 84° 26.76'

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This County, created by Act of the Legislature February 16, 1856, is named for Dr. William Terrell who died in 1855. He served in Congress from 1817 to ?21. Eight miles west of here was fought the Battle of Echo-wa-noth-away Swamp in the Creek Indian War in 1836. Old Herod Town, an important Indian village, stood eight miles south. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff Andrew I. Baldwin, Clerk of Superior Court Meyron Weston, Clerk of Inferior Court Daniel Lashley, Ordinary Ludwell M. Lennard, Tax Receiver Isaac Abbott, Tax Collector James W. Johnston, Coroner Bright W. Trewitt and Surveyor Daniel Lawken.
HM NumberHMHY6
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number135-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 9:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 741866 N 3518164
Decimal Degrees31.77345000, -84.44600000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 46.407', W 84° 26.76'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 46' 24.42" N, 84° 26' 45.60" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-144 Jefferson St SE, Dawson GA 39842, US
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