Johnstonville - 1821

Johnstonville - 1821 (HMRSS)

Location: Barnesville, GA 30204 Lamar County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 5.345', W 84° 4.456'

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Established in 1821, Johnstonville was the first county seat of Monroe County. It was named for the Johnston family which came here from South Carolina. The old home place of John Johnston, the original settler, is still standing and still in the family. In 1821 Monroe Co. extended from Houston Co. to Fayette Co. and from the Ocmulgee to the Flint rivers. Later both Bibb and Pike Cos. were formed largely from it. Pike subsequently being further divided into Spalding, Upson and Butts Counties.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number102-2
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 2:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 773083 N 3664971
Decimal Degrees33.08908333, -84.07426667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 5.345', W 84° 4.456'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 5' 20.70" N, 84° 4' 27.36" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 706, 478, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1401-1505 Van Buren Rd, Barnesville GA 30204, US
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