Treutlen County

Treutlen County (HMFNI)

Location: Soperton, GA 30457 Treutlen County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 22.629', W 82° 35.594'

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Treutlen County was created by Act of Aug. 21, 1917 from Emanuel and Montgomery Counties. It was named for Gov. John Adam Treutlen (1726- 1782), "one of the foremost revolutionists." Elected Governor over Button Gwinnett in 1777, he was declared a "rebel governor" by the royal government and is believed to have been murdered by Tories in Orangeburg, S.C. First officers of Treutlen County, commissioned Dec. 9, 1918, were M.B. Ware, Sheriff; N.L. Gillis, Ordinary; J.F. Mullis, Clk. Sup. Ct.; J.E. Thorpe, Tax Rec.; W.M. Courson,Tax Col.; J.B Dukes, Surveyor; A. Gillis, Treasurer; B.X. Watkins, Coroner; R.E. Ward, Sr., School Supt.
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HM NumberHMFNI
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number140-3
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 8:46pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 350121 N 3583357
Decimal Degrees32.37715000, -82.59323333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.629', W 82° 35.594'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 37.74" N, 82° 35' 35.64" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 135 Court St, Soperton GA 30457, US
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