Rabun County

Rabun County (HMIMW)

Location: Clayton, GA 30525 Rabun County
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N 34° 52.72', W 83° 24.171'

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This County created by Act of the Legislature Dec. 21, 1819, is named for William Rabun, 11th Governor of Georgia who was elected in 1817 and died in 1819. Self-educated by reading he served as a member of the Legislature and as President of the Senate. Here now is located the famous Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School for the education of entire families. Among the first County Officers were; Justices of the Inferior Court Edward Coffee, John McClure, Samuel Farris, William Kelly, William Gillespie, Andrew Miller, James Dillard and Clerk Thomas Kelly.
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HM NumberHMIMW
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number119-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 3:20pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 280390 N 3862222
Decimal Degrees34.87866667, -83.40285000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 52.72', W 83° 24.171'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 52' 43.20" N, 83° 24' 10.26" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21-27 Courthouse Square, Clayton GA 30525, US
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