Lincoln County

Lincoln County (HMVKL)

Location: Lincolnton, GA 30817 Lincoln County
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N 33° 47.685', W 82° 28.548'

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Lincoln County was created by Act of Feb. 20, 1796 from Wilkes County. It was named for Maj. Gen. Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810) of Hingham, Mass., who held the Chief Command of the Southern Department in the Continental Army. In 1781 he became Secty. of War. In 1789 he was appointed Collector of the Port of Boston. First County Officers, commissioned Sept. 15, 1796, were: James Hughes, Sheriff; Wm. Dowsing, Clerk Inf. Court; Abner Tatom, Clerk Sup. Court; Britain Lockhart, Coroner; Joel Lockhart, Surveyor; John Middleton, Reg. of Probate. In 1798 John Seale became Tax Col. and Edward Smith, Tax Rec.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number090-2
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 3:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 363380 N 3740377
Decimal Degrees33.79475000, -82.47580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 47.685', W 82° 28.548'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 47' 41.10" N, 82° 28' 32.88" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 131-210 Humphrey St, Lincolnton GA 30817, US
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