Columbia County

Columbia County (HMHZ2)

Location: Appling, GA 30802 Columbia County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 32.793', W 82° 18.975'

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Columbia County, named for Christopher Columbus, was created by Act of Dec. 10, 1790 from Richmond County. Originally, it contained parts of McDuffie and Warren Counties. Settled by Quakers before the Revolution, it has been the home of many prominent Georgians. Here were Carmel Academy and Kiokee Baptist Church, "Mother Church" of Baptists in Georgia. First officers of Columbia County, commission Dec. 15, 1790, were: John Pearre, Coroner; John Walton, Surveyor; Daniel Marshall, Tax Col.; Anderson Crawford, Tax Rec.; Edmund B. Jenkins, Sheriff.
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HM NumberHMHZ2
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number036-4
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 4:25am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 377800 N 3712655
Decimal Degrees33.54655000, -82.31625000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 32.793', W 82° 18.975'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 32' 47.58" N, 82° 18' 58.50" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1952-1956 Appling Harlem Hwy, Appling GA 30802, US
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