Cook County

Cook County (HMR2J)

Location: Adel, GA 31620 Cook County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 8.353', W 83° 25.444'

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This County, created by Act of the Legislature July 30, 1918, is named for Gen. Philip Cook who fought in the States and Seminole Wars. He served in Congress from 1872 to '82, was Secretary of State for Georgia 1890-94 and 1898-1918. He served as one of five Commissioners to erect the present State Capitol. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff W. T. Dougherty, Ordinary C. O. Smith, Clerk of Superior Court F. R. Booth, Tax Receiver J. A. Kinnard, Tax Collector J. B. Wright, Treasurer W. M. Tyson, Surveyor E. R. Slade and Coroner A. D. Wiseman.
HM NumberHMR2J
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number037-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 9:31am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 268888 N 3447559
Decimal Degrees31.13921667, -83.42406667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 8.353', W 83° 25.444'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 8' 21.18" N, 83° 25' 26.64" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 212-216 N Hutchinson Ave, Adel GA 31620, US
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