Stephens County

Stephens County (HM13V8)

Location: Toccoa, GA 30577 Stephens County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 34.77', W 83° 19.843'

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This County, created by Act of the Legislature August 18, 1905, is named for Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Vice President of the Confederacy. A state legislator and Senator he was elected to Congress at 31, serving from 1843 to 1859. Elected to the Senate in 1866 he was refused his seat but again served in Congress from 1873 to ?82 when he became Governor. He died March 4, 1883. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff W. A. Stowe, Clerk of Superior Court W. A. Bailey, Ordinary B. P. Brown Jr., Tax Receiver M. C. Jarrett, Tax Collector C. L. Mize, Treasurer C. L., Dance, Coroner Sidney Williams and Surveyor M. B. Collier.
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HM NumberHM13V8
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number127-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 3:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 286214 N 3828881
Decimal Degrees34.57950000, -83.33071667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 34.77', W 83° 19.843'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 34' 46.20" N, 83° 19' 50.58" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 195-277 E Doyle St, Toccoa GA 30577, US
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