Franklin County

Franklin County (HMHYY)

Location: Carnesville, GA 30521 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 22.188', W 83° 14.111'

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This County, created by Act of the Legislature Feb. 25, 1784, is named for Benjamin Franklin, Revolutionary patriot and statesman. It was formed from lands obtained from the Indians by the Treaty of Augusta, 1783. Capt. James Terrell of the Revolution was an early settler. Volunteers from Franklin Co. under Capt. Morris distinguished themselves at the Battle of Pea River Swamp, Mar. 25, 1837, in the Creek Indian War. The present County Site was established by Act of Nov. 29, 1806, at Carnesville named for Thomas B. Carnes, member of the Third Congress, 1793 - ?97.
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HM NumberHMHYY
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number059-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 1:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 294465 N 3805423
Decimal Degrees34.36980000, -83.23518333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 22.188', W 83° 14.111'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 22' 11.28" N, 83° 14' 6.66" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 146 Georgia 145, Carnesville GA 30521, US
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