Floyd County

Floyd County (HMKHV)

Location: Rome, GA 30161 Floyd County
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N 34° 15.364', W 85° 10.268'

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Floyd County was created by Act of Dec. 3, 1832 out of Cherokee County. Originally, it included parts of Chattooga, Polk and Gordon Counties. Early settlers came from Tenn., S.C., and older parts of Ga. The county was named for Maj. Gen. John Floyd (1794-1829), Legislator, Congressman, Gen. of Ga. Militia, Commander of Ga. troops against the Creeks in 1813 and Commander of troops at Savannah. First officers of Floyd County, commissioned March 18, 1833, were: Andrew H. Johnston, Sheriff; Edwin G. Rogers, Clerk Superior Court; Philip W. Hemphill, Clerk Inferior Court; John Smithwicke, Surveyor; Lemuel Milligan, Coroner.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number057-10
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 7:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 668393 N 3792061
Decimal Degrees34.25606667, -85.17113333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 15.364', W 85° 10.268'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 15' 21.84" N, 85° 10' 16.08" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 W 5th Ave, Rome GA 30161, US
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