First Seat of Government of Randolph County

First Seat of Government of Randolph County (HMNIN)

Location: Lumpkin, GA 31815 Stewart County
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N 31° 55.733', W 84° 44.583'

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Near here on the old Fort Gaines Road, the first Monday in August 1829, at the home of Allen and Jeanette (Roby) Wamble, was held the first Inferior Court for Randolph County which, at that time, included Stewart, Webster and Randolph Counties. Lumpkin was soon made the County Seat of Randolph County and continued for Stewart County after it was formed in 1830.

On February 12, 1829, Gov. John Forsyth commissioned Allen Wamble, Jared Irwin, nephew of Gov. Jared Irwin, John Cowan, John R.M. Neel as Justices of the Inferior Court of Randolph County.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number128-16
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 11:10pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 713369 N 3534776
Decimal Degrees31.92888333, -84.74305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 55.733', W 84° 44.583'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 55' 43.98" N, 84° 44' 34.98" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 Co Rd 145, Lumpkin GA 31815, US
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