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County Formed Parent County County Seat County Coordinator(s)
Appling 1818 1814 & 1818 ceded lands of the Creek Indians Baxley Adopt this County
Atkinson 1918 Clinch, Coffee Pearson Adopt this County
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Bacon 1914 Appling, Pierce, Ware Alma Adopt this County
Baker 1825 Early Newton Debra Crosby
Baldwin 1803 1802 & 1805 ceded land of the Creek Indians Milledgeville Adopt this County
Banks 1858 Franklin, Habersham Homer Adopt this County
Barrow 1914 Jackson, Walton, Gwinnett Winder Cheryl Chasin
Bartow 1832 Original Cherokee County (formerly called Cass) Cartersville Trey Gaines
Ben Hill 1906 Irwin, Wilcox Fitzgerald Lorie Clements Everson
Berrien 1856 Lowndes, Coffee, Irwin Nashville Vickie Lynn Ashley
Bibb 1822 Houston, Jones, Monroe, Twiggs Macon Lynn Gatewood Glover
Bleckley 1912 Pulaski Cochran Adopt this County
Brantley 1920 Charlton, Pierce, Wayne Nahunta Adopt this County
Brooks 1858 Lowndes, Thomas Quitman Adopt this County
Bryan 1793 Chatham Pembroke Carolyn Jarrard
Bulloch 1796 Bryan, Screven Statesboro Adopt this County
Burke 1777 St. George Parrish Waynesboro Angie Rapids
Butts 1825 Henry, Monroe Jackson Rebecca Maloney
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Calhoun 1854 Baker, Early Morgan Adopt this County
Camden 1777 St. Mary, St. Thomas Woodbine Carolyn Jarrard
Campbell 1828 Coweta, Carroll, DeKalb, Fayette
Merged with Fulton 1 Jan 1932
(Atlanta) Adopt this County
Candler 1914 Bullock, Emanuel, Tattnall Metter Adopt this County
Carroll 1826 1826 & 1827 ceded lands of the Creek Indians Carrollton Adopt this County
Catoosa 1853 Walker, Whitfield Ringgold Adopt this County
Charlton 1854 Camden Folkston Adopt this County
Chatham 1777 St. Philip, Christ Church Parish Savannah Jimmy Epperson
Chattahoochee 1854 Marion, Muscogee Cusseta Trish Elliott-Kashima
Chattooga 1838 Floyd, Walker Summerville Adopt this County
Cherokee 1830 Ceded lands of the Cherokee Indians
not officially ceded until 1835
Canton Shawn Lehman
Clarke 1801 Jackson Athens Jimmy Epperson
Clay 1854 Early, Randolph Fort Gaines Adopt this County
Clayton 1858 Fayette, Henry Jonesboro Adopt this County
Clinch 1850 Ware, Lowndes Homerville Adopt this County
Cobb 1832 Original Cherokee County Marietta Adopt this County
Coffee 1854 Clinch, Irwin, Ware, Telfair Douglas Adopt this County
Colquitt 1856 Lowndes, Thomas Moultrie Adopt this County
Columbia 1790 Richmond Appling Marcia Ann Kuehl
Cook 1918 Berrien Adel Vickie Lynn Ashley
Coweta 1825 1826 & 1827 ceded lands of the Creek Indians Newnan Adopt this County
Crawford 1822 Houston Knoxville Lynn Gatewood-Glover
Crisp 1905 Dooly Cordele Dan Clark
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Dade 1837 Walker Trenton Adopt this County
Dawson 1857 Lumpkin, Gilmer Dawsonville Carolyn Jarrard
Decatur 1823 Early Bainbridge Adopt this County
DeKalb 1822 Henry, Fayette, Gwinnett Decatur Adopt this County
Dodge 1870 Montgomery, Pulaski, Telfair Eastman Adopt this County
Dooly 1821 Ceded lands of the Creek Indians Vienna Dan Clark
Dougherty 1852 Baker Albany Debra Crosby
Douglas 1870 Carroll, Campbell Douglasville Adopt this County
Early 1818 Ceded lands of the Creek Indians Blakely Adoption Pending
Echols 1858 Clinch, Lowndes Statenville Adopt this County
Effingham 1777 St. Mathews, St. Phillips Parishes Springfield Carolyn Jarrard
Elbert 1790 Wilkes Elberton Adopt this County
Emanuel 1812 Montgomery, Bullock Swainsboro Adopt this County
Evans 1914 Bullock, Tattnall Claxton Adopt this County
Fannin 1854 Gilmer, Union Blue Ridge Adopt this County
Fayette 1821 Ceded lands of the Creek Indians Fayetteville Adopt this County
Floyd 1832 Original Cherokee Rome Adopt this County
Forsyth 1832 Original Cherokee Cumming Adopt this County
Franklin 1784 Ceded lands of the Cherokee Indians Carnesville Howard Farmer
Fulton 1853 DeKalb
see also: Campbell & Milton
Atlanta Anthony Hayes
Gilmer 1832 Original Cherokee Ellijay Sylvia Caldwell Rankin
Glascock 1857 Warren Gibson Adopt this County
Glynn 1777 St. David, St. Patrick Parishes Brunswick Adopt this County
Gordon 1850 Cass, Floyd Calhoun Beth Shaw
Grady 1905 Decatur, Thomas Cairo Adopt this County
Greene 1786 Washington Greensboro Carolyn Golowka
Gwinnett 1818 Ceded lands of the Cherokee & Creek Indians Lawrenceville Adopt this County
Habersham 1818 Ceded lands of the Cherokee Indians Clarkesville Adopt this County
Hall 1818 Ceded lands of theCherokee Indians Gainesville Dan Pierce
Hancock 1793 Greene, Washington Sparta Adopt this County
Haralson 1856 Carroll, Polk Buchanan Adopt this County
Harris 1827 Muscogee, Troup Hamilton Adopt this County
Hart 1853 Elbert, Franklin Hartwell Mary Alice Schwanke
Heard 1830 Carroll, Coweta, Troup Franklin Ronald Eason
Henry 1821 Ceded lands of the Creek Indians McDonough Adopt this County
Houston 1821 Ceded lands of the Creek Indians Perry Adopt this County
Irwin 1818 1814 & 1818 ceded lands of the Creek Indians Ocilla Lorie Clements Everson
Jackson 1796 Franklin Jefferson Cheryl Chasin
Jasper 1812 Baldwin Monticello Adopt this County
Jeff Davis 1905 Appling, Coffee Hazlehurst Adopt this County
Jefferson 1796 Burke, Warren Louisville Adopt this County
Jenkins 1905 Bullock, Burke, Emanuel, Screven Millen Marvin Thorpe
Johnson 1858 Emanuel, Laurens, Washington Wrightsville Adopt this County
Jones 1807 Baldwin, Bibb, Putnam Gray Adopt this County
Lamar 1920 Monroe, Pike Barnesville Lorrie Burns
Lanier 1920 Berrien, Lowndes, Clinch Lakeland Adopt this County
Laurens 1807 Wilkinson Dublin Adopt this County
Lee 1826 Ceded lands of the Creek Indians Leesburg Debra Crosby
Liberty 1777 St. Andrew, St. James, St. John Parishes Hinesville Carolyn Jarrard
Lincoln 1796 Wilkes Lincolnton Paula Perkins
Long 1920 Liberty Ludowici Adopt this County
Lowndes 1825 Irwin Valdosta Adopt this County
Lumpkin 1832 Cherokee, Habersham, Hall Dahlonega Dan Pierce
Macon 1837 Houston, Marion Oglethorpe Jimmy Epperson
Madison 1811 Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Jackson, Oglethorpe Danielsville Adopt this County
Marion 1827 Lee, Muscogee Buena Vista Trish Elliott-Kashima
McDuffie 1870 Columbia, Warren Thomson Adopt this County
McIntosh 1793 Liberty Darien Carolyn Jarrard
Meriwether 1827 Troup Greenville Michael Whitehurst
Miller 1856 Baker, Early Colquitt Adopt this County
Milton 1857 Cherokee, Cobb, Forsyth
Merged with Fulton, 1932
not applicable Beth Shaw
Mitchell 1857 Baker Camilla Adopt this County
Monroe 1821 Ceded lands of the Creek Indians Forsyth Adopt this County
Montgomery 1793 Washington Mt. Vernon Adopt this County
Morgan 1807 Baldwin Madison Adopt this County
Murray 1832 Cherokee Chatsworth Adopt this County
Muscogee 1826 Ceded lands of the Creek Indians Columbus Trish Elliott-Kashima
Newton 1821 Henry, Jasper, Walton Covington Carolyn Golowka
Oconee 1875 Clarke Watkinsville Jimmy Epperson
Oglethorpe 1793 Wilkes Lexington Adopt this County
Paulding 1832 Cherokee Dallas Adopt this County
Peach 1924 Houston, Macon Fort Valley Lynn Gatewood-Glover
Pickens 1853 Cherokee, Gilmer Jasper Sylvia Caldwell Rankin
Pierce 1857 Appling, Ware Blackshear Adopt this County
Pike 1822 Monroe Zebulon Jimmy Epperson
Polk 1851 Paulding, Floyd Cedartown Scott Dingler
Pulaski 1808 Laurens Hawkinsville Elgee Stephens
Putnam 1807 Baldwin Eatonton Adopt this County
Quitman 1858 Randolph, Stewart Georgetown Adopt this County
Rabun 1819 Ceded lands of the Cherokee Indians Clayton Carolyn Jarrard
Randolph 1828 Lee Cuthbert Paula Perkins
Richmond 1777 St. Paul Parish Augusta Adopt this County
Rockdale 170 Henry, Newton Conyers Carolyn Golowka
Schley 1857 Marion, Sumter Ellaville Adopt this County
Screven 1793 Burke, Effingham Sylvania Adopt this County
Seminole 1920 Decatur, Early Donalsonville Adopt this County
Spalding 1851 Fayett, Henry, Pike Griffin Beth Shaw
Stephens 1905 Franklin, Habersham Toccoa Howard Farmer
Stewart 1830 Randolph Lumpkin Paula Perkins
Sumter 1831 Lee Americus Adopt this County
Talbot 1827 Muscogee Talbotton Trish Elliott-Kashima
Taliaferro 1825 Green, Hancock, Oglethorpe, Warren, Wilkes Crawfordville Adopt this County
Tattnall 1801 Montgomery Reidsville Adopt this County
Taylor 1852 Macon, Marion, Talbot Butler Virginia Crilley
Telfair 1807 Wilkinson McRae Adopt this County
Terrell 1856 Lee, Randolph Dawson Adopt this County
Thomas 1825 Decatur, Irwin Thomasville Adopt this County
Tift 1905 Berrien, Irwin, Worth Tifton Roger Nalls
Toombs 1905 Emanuel, Tattnall, Montgomery Lyons Adopt this County
Towns 1856 Rabun, Union Hiawassee Adopt this County
Treutlen 1917 Emanuel, Montgomery Soperton Adopt this County
Troup 1826 Ceded lands of the Creek Indians LaGrange Adopt this County
Turner 1905 Dooly, Irwin, Wilcox, Worth Ashburn Adopt this County
Twiggs 1809 Wilkinson Jeffersonville Tonya Crosby
Union 1832 Cherokee Blairsville Rebecca Maloney
Upson 1824 Crawford, Pike Thomaston Adopt this County
Walker 1833 Murray LaFayette Sylvia Caldwell Rankin
Walton 1818 Creek Indians land Monroe Adopt this County
Walton, Old 1803-1811 (currently in NC) not applicable Historical
Ware 1824 Appling Waycross Adopt this County
Warren 1793 Columbia, Richmond, Wilkes Warrenton Adopt this County
Washington 1784 Ceded lands of the Creek Indians Sandersville Adopt this County
Wayne 1803 Ceded lands of the Creek Indians Jesup Adopt this County
Webster 1856 Stewart
originally called Kinchafoonee
Preston Adopt this County
Wheeler 1912 Montgomery Alamo Adopt this County
White 1857 Habersham Cleveland Adopt this County
Whitfield 1851 Murray Dalton Adopt this County
Wilcox 1857 Dooly, Irwin, Pulaski Abbeville Dan Clark
Wilkes 1777 Ceded lands of the Cherokee and Creek Indians Washington Adopt this County
Wilkinson 1803 Ceded lands of the Creek Indians Irwinton Adopt this County
Worth 1853 Dooly, Irwin Sylvester Adopt this County


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