Barrow County

Barrow County (HMCJA)

Location: Winder, GA 30680 Barrow County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 59.533', W 83° 43.273'

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Barrow County was created by Act of July 7, 1914 from Gwinnett, Jackson and Walton Counties. It was named for David Crenshaw Barrow, Chancellor of the University of Georgia for many years. Born in Oglethorpe County, October 18, 1852, he died in Athens January 11, 1929. Affectionately known to thousands as "Uncle Dave," he spent most of his life teaching. First officers of Barrow County, commissioned January 11, 1915 were: H.G. Hill, Ordinary; Geo. N. Bagwell, Clk. Sup. Ct.; H.O. Camp, Sheriff; J.A. Still, Tax Receiver; Alonzo N. Williams, Tax Collector; J.W. Nowell, Treasurer; R.L. Griffith, Surveyor; Tom McElhannon, Coroner; W.M. Holsenbeck, Co. School Supt.
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HM NumberHMCJA
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number007-2
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 7:29pm PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] HANK MYERS  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 248642 N 3764631
Decimal Degrees33.99221667, -83.72121667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.533', W 83° 43.273'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 31.98" N, 83° 43' 16.38" W
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Area Code(s)770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 43 N Broad St, Winder GA 30680, US
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