McIntosh County

McIntosh County (HM6QE)

Location: Darien, GA 31305 McIntosh County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 22.204', W 81° 26.063'

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This county, created Dec. 19, 1793 from Liberty County, was named for the McIntosh family, early settlers, whose name was associated with most events in Georgia history for many years. John McIntosh, with 170 Highlanders, came to Georgia in January 1735 and founded Darien. George N. Ragan was made Tax Collector of McIntosh County Dec. 23, 1793. County officers, commissioned March 25, 1794, were William Middleton, Sheriff; John Baillie, Clerk of Superior and Inferior Courts; John Richey, Coroner; George N. Ragan, Surveyor. Joseph Clark was commissioned Tax Receiver, Dec. 21, 1794.
HM NumberHM6QE
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number095-5
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 4:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 458691 N 3470697
Decimal Degrees31.37006667, -81.43438333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 22.204', W 81° 26.063'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 22' 12.24" N, 81° 26' 3.78" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 GA-25, Darien GA 31305, US
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