Early County

Early County (HMQCT)

Location: Blakely, GA 39823 Early County
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N 31° 22.677', W 84° 56.045'

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Early County, an original county, was created by Act of Dec. 15, 1818, from Creek Cession of Aug. 9, 1814. At first it contained Decatur, Seminole, Baker, Mitchell, Calhoun, Miller, Dougherty and parts of Clay, Grady, and Thomas Counties. It was named for Peter Early (1773-1817), judge, state senator, Governor, Congressman. First County Officers, commissioned May 18, 1820, were: Thomas Taylor, Clk. Sup. Ct.; Otheniel Weaver, Clk, Inf. Ct.; Charles Thigpen, Sur.; Mark Cole, Cor.; John Dill, Tax Rec.; Jefferson Nichols, Tax Col. John Brockman became Sheriff in July, 1820.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number049-4
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 4:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 696462 N 3473334
Decimal Degrees31.37795000, -84.93408333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 22.677', W 84° 56.045'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 22' 40.62" N, 84° 56' 2.70" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 104 Main St, Blakely GA 39823, US
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