Old Van Wert Polk County

Old Van Wert Polk County (HMNWZ)

Location: Rockmart, GA 30153 Polk County
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N 33° 59.455', W 85° 2.496'

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County seat of Paulding when that county was created in 1832; inc. 1838. Named for Isaac Van Wert & John Paulding, two of the captors of Major Andre.

Polk County was organized in 1851 from parts of Floyd and Paulding; this placed Van Wert in Polk Co.; Dallas became the county seat of Paulding — Cedartown, that of Polk.

May 25, 1864. Davis, (2d) div., 14th A.C. [US], having camped the night before at Peek's Spring, 4.5 mi. N., turned E. here and marched to Dallas in Paulding County.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number115-5
Year Placed1978
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 2:50pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 680886 N 3762877
Decimal Degrees33.99091667, -85.04160000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.455', W 85° 2.496'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 27.30" N, 85° 2' 29.76" W
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Area Code(s)770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 349-381 S Piedmont Ave, Rockmart GA 30153, US
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