Quitman County

Quitman County (HMVD2)

Location: Georgetown, GA 39854 Quitman County
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N 31° 53.149', W 85° 6.54'

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This County, created by Act of the Legislature Dec. 10, 1858, is named for Gen. John A. Quitman, soldier in the Mexican War, Governor of Mississippi and ardent advocate of States Rights. The County Site is named for Georgetown, D.C. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff James M. Cooper, Clerk of Superior Court John R. M. Neel, Clerk of Inferior Court Joel A. Crawford, Ordinary Joel E. J. Smith, Tax Receiver James M. Granberry, Tax Collector Owen G. Thomas, Treasurer Nicholas T. Christian, Surveyor William J. Brown and Coroner Alden Hall.
HM NumberHMVD2
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number118-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 10:28pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 678850 N 3529338
Decimal Degrees31.88581667, -85.10900000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 53.149', W 85° 6.54'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 53' 8.94" N, 85° 6' 32.40" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-198 Main St, Georgetown GA 39854, US
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