Twiggs County

Twiggs County (HMPXH)

Location: Jeffersonville, GA 31044 Twiggs County
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N 32° 41.233', W 83° 20.733'

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Twiggs County was created by Act of Dec. 14, 1809 from Wilkinson County. It was named for Gen. John Twiggs (1750-1816), born in Maryland, resident of Burke County, a leader in the Revolution and against the Indians. He signed treaties with the Creeks at Galphinton in 1785 and at Shoulderbone in 1786. Edmund Nunn was commissioned Sheriff, Dec. 14, 1809. James Patton was made Tax Rec. and James Spann, Tax Col., May 5, 1810. Other County Officers, commissioned May 29, 1810, were: Ewin Hart, Clerk Inf. Court; Peter L. Levingston, Surveyor; James Wheeler, Coroner.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number143-8
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 8:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 280092 N 3619044
Decimal Degrees32.68721667, -83.34555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 41.233', W 83° 20.733'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 41' 13.98" N, 83° 20' 43.98" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 87-24 N Railroad St, Jeffersonville GA 31044, US
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