Echols County

Echols County (HMHYT)

Location: Statenville, GA 31648 Echols County
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N 30° 42.194', W 83° 1.677'

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This County, created by Act of the Legislature Dec. 13, 1858, is named for Col. Robert M. Echols, for 24 years a member of the General Assembly. He was a President of the Georgia Senate and a Brigadier General in the Mexican War during which he died. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff James S. Carter, Ordinary James P.Y. Higdon, Clerk of Superior & Inferior Courts Jesse P. Prescott, Tax Receiver John E. McMullen, Tax collector Samuel E. Prescott, Treasurer James Carter, Surveyor Duncan McLeon and Coroner John Sellers.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number050-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 8:40pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 305783 N 3398468
Decimal Degrees30.70323333, -83.02795000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 42.194', W 83° 1.677'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 42' 11.64" N, 83° 1' 40.62" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 US-129, Statenville GA 31648, US
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