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County Date Formed Parent County County Seat
Appling County1818814 & 1818 ceded lands of the Creek IndiansBaxley
Atkinson County1918Clinch, CoffeePearson
Bacon County1914Appling, Pierce, WareAlma
Baker County1825EarlyNewton
Baldwin County1803 County1802 & 1805 ceded land of the Creek IndiansMilledgeville
Banks County1858Franklin, HabershamHomer
Barrow County1914Jackson, Walton, GwinnettWinder
Bartow County1832Original Cherokee County (formerly called Cass)Cartersville
Ben Hill County1906Irwin, WilcoxFitzgerald
Berrien County1856Lowndes, Coffee, IrwinNashville
Bibb County1822Houston, Jones, Monroe, TwiggsMacon
Bleckley County1912PulaskiCochran
Brantley County1920Charlton, Pierce, WayneNahunta
Brooks County1858Lowndes, ThomasQuitman
Bryan County1793ChathamPembroke
Bulloch County1796Bryan, ScrevenStatesboro
Burke County1777St. George ParrishWaynesboro
Butts County1825Henry, MonroeJackson
Calhoun County1854Baker, EarlyMorgan
Camden County1777St. Mary, St. ThomasWoodbine
Campbell County1828Coweta, Carroll, DeKalb, Fayette
Merged with Fulton 1 Jan 1932
Candler County1914Bullock, Emanuel, TattnallMetter
Carroll County1826 County1826 & 1827 ceded lands of the Creek IndiansCarrollton
Catoosa County1853Walker, WhitfieldRinggold
Charlton County1854CamdenFolkston
Chatham County1777St. Philip, Christ Church ParishSavannah
Chattahoochee County1854Marion, MuscogeeCusseta
Chattooga County1838Floyd, WalkerSummerville
Cherokee County1830Ceded lands of the Cherokee Indians
not officially ceded until 1835
Clarke County1801JacksonAthens
Clay County1854Early, RandolphFort Gaines
Clayton County1858Fayette, HenryJonesboro
Clinch County1850Ware, LowndesHomerville
Cobb County1832Original Cherokee CountyMarietta
Coffee County1854Clinch, Irwin, Ware, TelfairDouglas
Colquitt County1856Lowndes, ThomasMoultrie
Columbia County1790RichmondAppling
Cook County1918BerrienAdel
Coweta County1825 County1826 & 1827 ceded lands of the Creek IndiansNewnan
Crawford County1822HoustonKnoxville
Crisp County1905DoolyCordele
Dade County1837WalkerTrenton
Dawson County1857Lumpkin, GilmerDawsonville
Decatur County1823EarlyBainbridge
DeKalb County1822Henry, Fayette, GwinnettDecatur
Dodge County1870Montgomery, Pulaski, TelfairEastman
Dooly County1821Ceded lands of the Creek IndiansVienna
Dougherty County1852BakerAlbany
Douglas County1870Carroll, CampbellDouglasville
Early County1818Ceded lands of the Creek IndiansBlakeley
Echols County1858Clinch, LowndesStatenville
Effingham County1777St. Mathews, St. Phillips ParishesSpringfield
Elbert County1790WilkesElberton
Emanuel County1812Montgomery, BullockSwainsboro
Evans County1914Bullock, TattnallClaxton
Fannin County1854Gilmer, UnionBlue Ridge
Fayette County1821Ceded lands of the Creek IndiansFayetteville
Floyd County1832Original CherokeeRome
Forsyth County1832Original CherokeeCumming
Franklin County1784Ceded lands of the Cherokee IndiansCarnesville
Fulton County1853DeKalb see also: Campbell & MiltonAtlanta
Gilmer County1832Original CherokeeEllijay
Glascock County1857WarrenGibson
Glynn County1777St. David, St. Patrick ParishesBrunswick
Gordon County1850Cass, FloydCalhoun
Grady County1905Decatur, ThomasCairo
Greene County1786WashingtonGreensboro
Gwinnett County1818Ceded lands of the Cherokee & Creek IndiansLawrenceville
Habersham County1818Ceded lands of the Cherokee IndiansClarkesville
Hall County1818Ceded lands of the Cherokee IndiansGainesville
Hancock County1793Greene, WashingtonSparta
Haralson County1856Carroll, PolkBuchanan
Harris County1827Muscogee, TroupHamilton
Hart County1853Elbert, FranklinHartwell
Heard County1830Carroll, Coweta, TroupFranklin
Henry County1821Ceded lands of the Creek IndiansMcDonough
Houston County1821Ceded lands of the Creek IndiansPerry
Irwin County1818 County1814 & 1818 ceded lands of the Creek IndiansOcilla
Jackson County1796FranklinJefferson
Jasper County1812BaldwinMonticello
Jeff Davis County1905Appling, CoffeeHazlehurst
Jefferson County1796Burke, WarrenLouisville
Jenkins County1905Bullock, Burke, Emanuel, ScrevenMillen
Johnson County1858Emanuel, Laurens, WashingtonWrightsville
Jones County1807Baldwin, Bibb, PutnamGray
Lamar County1920Monroe, PikeBarnesville
Lanier County1920Berrien, Lowndes, ClinchLakeland
Laurens County1807WilkinsonDublin
Lee County1826Ceded lands of the Creek IndiansLeesburg
Liberty County1777St. Andrew, St. James, St. John ParishesHinesville
Lincoln County1796WilkesLincolnton
Long County1920LibertyLudowici
Lowndes County1825IrwinValdosta
Lumpkin County1832Cherokee, Habersham, HallDahlonega
Macon County1837Houston, MarionOglethorpe
Madison County1811Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Jackson, OglethorpeDanielsville
Marion County1827Lee, MuscogeeBuena Vista
McDuffie County1870Columbia, WarrenThomson
McIntosh County1793LibertyDarien
Meriwether County1827TroupGreenville
Miller County1856Baker, EarlyColquitt
Milton County1857Cherokee, Cobb, Forsyth
Merged with Fulton, 1932
Mitchell County1857BakerCamilla
Monroe County1821Ceded lands of the Creek IndiansForsyth
Montgomery County1793WashingtonMt. Vernon
Morgan County1807BaldwinMadison
Murray County1832CherokeeChatsworth
Muscogee County1826Ceded lands of the Creek IndiansColumbus
Newton County1821Henry, Jasper, WaltonCovington
Oconee County1875ClarkeWatkinsville
Oglethorpe County1793WilkesLexington
Paulding County1832CherokeeDallas
Peach County1924Houston, MaconFort Valley
Pickens County1853Cherokee, GilmerJasper
Pierce County1857Appling, WareBlackshear
Pike County1822MonroeZebulon
Polk County1851Paulding, FloydCedartown
Pulaski County1808LaurensHawkinsville
Putnam County1807BaldwinEatonton
Quitman County1858Randolph, StewartGeorgetown
Rabun County1819Ceded lands of the Cherokee IndiansClayton
Randolph County1828LeeCuthbert
Richmond County1777St. Paul ParishAugusta
Rockdale County170Henry, NewtonConyers
Schley County1857Marion, SumterEllaville
Screven County1793Burke, EffinghamSylvania
Seminole County1920Decatur, EarlyDonalsonville
Spalding County1851Fayett, Henry, PikeGriffin
Stephens County1905Franklin, HabershamToccoa
Stewart County1830RandolphLumpkin
Sumter County1831LeeAmericus
Talbot County1827MuscogeeTalbotton
Taliaferro County1825Green, Hancock, Oglethorpe, Warren, WilkesCrawfordville
Tattnall County1801MontgomeryReidsville
Taylor County1852Macon, Marion, TalbotButler
Telfair County1807WilkinsonMcRae
Terrell County1856Lee, RandolphDawson
Thomas County1825Decatur, IrwinThomasville
Tift County1905Berrien, Irwin, WorthTifton
Toombs County1905Emanuel, Tattnall, MontgomeryLyons
Towns County1856Rabun, UnionHiawassee
Treutlen County1917Emanuel, MontgomerySoperton
Troup County1826Ceded lands of the Creek IndiansLaGrange
Turner County1905Dooly, Irwin, Wilcox, WorthAshburn
Twiggs County1809WilkinsonJeffersonville
Union County1832CherokeeBlairsville
Upson County1824Crawford, PikeThomaston
Walker County1833MurrayLaFayette
Walton County1818Creek Indians landMonroe
Ware County1824ApplingWaycross
Warren County1793Columbia, Richmond, WilkesWarrenton
Washington County1784Ceded lands of the Creek IndiansSandersville
Wayne County1803Ceded lands of the Creek IndiansJesup
Webster County1856Stewart
originally called Kinchafoonee
Wheeler County1912MontgomeryAlamo
White County1857HabershamCleveland
Whitfield County1851MurrayDalton
Wilcox County1857Dooly, Irwin, PulaskiAbbeville
Wilkes County1777Ceded lands of the Cherokee and Creek IndiansWashington
Wilkinson County1803Ceded lands of the Creek IndiansIrwinton
Worth County1853Dooly, IrwinSylvester

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