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Historical Background

  • Campbell County was formed 20 December 1820 with parts from Fayette, Coweta and Carroll counties and half of DeKalb County which became Fulton County soon afterwards.
  • Original county seat was Campbellton, but after the Atlanta & West Point Railroad built through Fairburn, the county seat was transferred to Fairburn.
  • Northwest part of the county became Douglas County 17 October 1870.
  • Along with Milton County, Campbell County ceased to exist and merged with Fulton County 1 January 1932.
  • For records, see Fulton County, Georgia.

References

  • T. S. Arthur and W. H. Carpenter, History of Georgia: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, Lippincott's Cabinet Histories of the States, Georgia (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1858). (FHL 6117226) Digitized by BYU Family History Archives.
  • History of Georgia, Robert Preston Brooks; pub. New York, 1938
  • A Short History of Georgia, E. Merton Coulter; pub. Raleigh, 1933
  • History of Georgia, Clark Howell; n.p., 1926
  • George Place Names, Kenneth K. Krakow; pub. Macon, Georgia, 1975
  • History of Georgia:Biographical, several volumes; pub. Chicago, 1926

 

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