Berrien County

Berrien County (HMQU9)

Location: Nashville, GA 31639 Berrien County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 12.4', W 83° 15'

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Berrien County, created by Act of Feb. 25, 1856, was named for John MacPherson Berrien, "the American Cicero," who was born Aug. 23, 1781 and died Jan. 1, 1856. He was Judge of the Eastern Circuit, U.S. Senator and U.S. Attorney General. The county seat, Nashville, was named for Gen. Francis Nash of N.C., distinguished soldier of the Revolution. First county officers, commissioned April 21, 1856, were: Sher., John Studstill; Clk. of Courts, Richard A. Peeples; Tax Rec., John A. Money; Tax Col., John M. Futch; Cor., James Dobson; Sur., Seaborn J. Bradford; Ord., John Lindsey.
HM NumberHMQU9
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number010-3
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 2:10pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 285640 N 3454687
Decimal Degrees31.20666667, -83.25000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 12.4', W 83° 15'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 12' 24.00" N, 83° 15' 0.00" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near S Davis St, Nashville GA 31639, US
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