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Quitman County-GHM 118-1-Quitman Co
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 31° 53.149 W 085° 06.540
16R E 678850 N 3529338
Quick Description: Courthouse on US 82 in Georgetown
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/9/2011 7:19:08 PM
Waymark Code: WMAFM5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:
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. Grandberry, Tax Collector Owen G. Thomas, Treasurer Nicholas T. Christian, Surveyor William J. Brown and Coroner Alden Hall.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 118-1

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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