Worth County

Worth County (HMQTW)

Location: Sylvester, GA 31791 Worth County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 31.663', W 83° 50.143'

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This County created by Act of the Legislature Dec. 20, 1853 is named for Maj. Gen. Wm. J. Worth of Mexican War fame under whose command served Maj. William A. Harris, a leader in the organization of the new County. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff James G. Brown, Clerk of Superior & Inferior Courts Wm. A. Johnston, Ordinary James M. Ford, Tax Receiver Jeremiah Spring, Tax Collector A. B. Mattox, Surveyor Thos. B. Arline, Coroner Jas. A. Olliver, State Senator Wm. A. Harris and State Representative M. Simmons.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number159-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 2:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 230737 N 3491574
Decimal Degrees31.52771667, -83.83571667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 31.663', W 83° 50.143'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 31' 39.78" N, 83° 50' 8.58" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-212 N Main St, Sylvester GA 31791, US
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