Dooly County

Dooly County (HMZYZ)

Location: Vienna, GA 31092 Dooly County
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N 32° 5.458', W 83° 47.842'

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This County, created by Acts of the Legislature May 15 & Dec. 24, 1821, is named for Col. John Dooly of Revolutionary fame who was murdered in his home by Tories in 1780. The original County Site was at Berrien on the Flint River in 1823, the name being changed to Drayton in 1833. In the early '40's the Legislature voted to move the Site to another town named Berrien but this was not done. In the late ?40's the Site was moved to Vienna which is famed as the home of "elder statesman" Walter F. George, U.S. Senator for more than thirty years, elected in 1922.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number046-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 7:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 235988 N 3553944
Decimal Degrees32.09096667, -83.79736667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 5.458', W 83° 47.842'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 5' 27.48" N, 83° 47' 50.52" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 105 2nd St, Vienna GA 31092, US
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