Catoosa County

Catoosa County (HMCO2)

Location: Ringgold, GA 30736 Catoosa County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 54.964', W 85° 6.64'

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Created December 5, 1853, the county has an Indian name. Ringgold bears the name of Major Samuel Ringgold, who died of wounds received at the Mexican War battle of Palo Alto in 1846.

Taylor's Ridge, visible for miles, is named for the Indian chief Richard Taylor.

Catoosa Springs, four miles to the east, and Gordon Springs, ten miles south, were colorful ante-bellum summer resorts.

The bloody Chickamauga battle was fought seven miles to the west, the battlefield now being a National Military Park.
HM NumberHMCO2
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number023-1
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 7:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 672591 N 3865364
Decimal Degrees34.91606667, -85.11066667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.964', W 85° 6.64'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 57.84" N, 85° 6' 38.40" W
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Area Code(s)706, 423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7863 Nashville St, Ringgold GA 30736, US
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