Pike County

Pike County (HM14HN)

Location: Zebulon, GA 30295 Pike County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 6.166', W 84° 20.55'

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Created by Act of Dec. 9, 1822, from Monroe County, Pike County originally contained part of Spalding, Upson and Lamar Counties. It was named for Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813), leader, in 1805, of an expedition to trace the Mississippi River to its source. Later he explored the interior of Louisiana. Made a Brig. Gen. in 1813, he was killed at Toronto, Canada, while commanding American forces there. First officers of Pike County, commissioned Feb. 25, 1823, were: Willis Whatley, Sheriff; John H. Broadnax, Clk. Sup. Ct.; William Myrick, Clk. Inf. Ct.; Joel Moore, Coroner. James Lowery, Surveyor, was commissioned Jan. 9, 1824.
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HM NumberHM14HN
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number114-2
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 4:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 748000 N 3665822
Decimal Degrees33.10276667, -84.34250000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 6.166', W 84° 20.55'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 6' 9.96" N, 84° 20' 33.00" W
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Area Code(s)770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19025 Main St, Zebulon GA 30295, US
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