Calhoun County

Calhoun County (HMHZ5)

Location: Morgan, GA 39866 Calhoun County
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N 31° 32.243', W 84° 35.979'

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This county, created by Act of the Legislature Feb. 20, 1854, is named for John C. Calhoun, famed South Carolina Statesman, who resigned as Vice President of the United States in 1832 to return to the U.S. Senate and defend States Rights in debates with Daniel Webster. He served as Secretary of War (1817-25) and Secretary of State (1844-45)

First Calhoun County Officers were: Sheriff Wm. H. Pierce, Clerk Joseph W. Roberts, Ordinary Wm. S. Harris, Tax Receiver H.W. Wilkins, Tax Collector Kinion Strickland, Surveyor Charles Stewart and Coroner Amos Forehand.
HM NumberHMHZ5
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number019-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 3:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 727887 N 3491657
Decimal Degrees31.53738333, -84.59965000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 32.243', W 84° 35.979'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 32' 14.58" N, 84° 35' 58.74" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 Williamsburg Rd, Morgan GA 39866, US
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