Long County

Long County (HM9SF)

Location: Ludowici, GA 31316 Long County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 42.457', W 81° 44.486'

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This County, created by Act of the Legislature August 14, 1920, is named for Dr. Crawford W. Long who first used ether as an anaesthetic in a surgical operation, at Jefferson, Ga., March 30, 1842. Born in Danielsville Nov. 1, 1815, Dr. Long was a graduate of Franklin College (now U. of Ga.). Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff W.R. Wilkinson, Clerk of Superior Court C.E. Dawson, Ordinary T.J. Harrington, Tax Receiver J. McL. Cameron, Tax Collector T.H. Smiley, Treasurer R.D. Easterling, Coroner L.M. Branch and Surveyor M.C. Sarrason.
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HM NumberHM9SF
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number091-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 11:30am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 429745 N 3508266
Decimal Degrees31.70761667, -81.74143333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 42.457', W 81° 44.486'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 42' 27.42" N, 81° 44' 29.16" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50 Mc Donald St, Ludowici GA 31316, US
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