Coffee County

Coffee County (HMG40)

Location: Douglas, GA 31533 Coffee County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 30.513', W 82° 51.031'

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Coffee county was created by an act of the Georgia legislature Feb. 9, 1854, and made up of portions of Clinch, Ware, Irwin and Telfair counties. Named for Gen. John Coffee, of Telfair county, noted as an Indian fighter, planter and Congressman. First county officers were B.H. Tanner, Sheriff; Whittington S. Moore, Clerk of Superior and Inferior Courts; Thomas Mobley, Ordinary; John W. Matchet, Tax Receiver; James R. Smith, Tax Collector; Sim Parker, Coroner, and Mr. Carver, Surveyor. First Inferior Court Justices were Mark Lott Jr., Joel Lott, Alexander Mobley, Hardy Hall and Elijah Pickren.
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HM NumberHMG40
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number034-1A
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 9:38am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 324268 N 3487447
Decimal Degrees31.50855000, -82.85051667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 30.513', W 82° 51.031'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 30' 30.78" N, 82° 51' 1.86" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 S Peterson Ave, Douglas GA 31533, US
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