Douglas County

Douglas County (HMKJC)

Location: Douglasville, GA 30134 Douglas County
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N 33° 45.018', W 84° 45.036'

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This county, created by Act of the Legislature October 17, 1870, is named for Stephen A. Douglas, the "Little Giant," a Vermonter who was Congressman from Illinois 1843 to ?47, Senator from ?47 to ?61, and Democratic candidate for President in 1860 on the ticket with Gov. Herschel V. Johnson, of Georgia, for Vice President. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff T.H. Sellman, Clerk of Superior Court A.L. Gorman, Ordinary Wm. Hindman, Tax Receiver Jno. M. James, Tax Collector M.D. Watkins, Treasurer C.P. Bower, Coroner S.W. Biggers and Surveyor John M. Hughey.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number048-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 8:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 708353 N 3736743
Decimal Degrees33.75030000, -84.75060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 45.018', W 84° 45.036'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 45' 1.08" N, 84° 45' 2.16" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770, 404
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6743-6747 Veterans' Memorial Hwy, Douglasville GA 30134, US
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