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Name of County Date Formed Parent County Progeny Count
Appling 15 Dec 1818 Creek Indian Cession Jeff Davis 1905, Pierce 1857, Bacon 1914, Charleton 1854, Coffee 1854, Echols 1858
Atkinson Aug 1917 Coffee, Clinch none
Bacon 27 Jul 1914 Appling, Pierce none
Baker 12 Dec 1825 Early Dougherty 1853, Miller 1856, Mitchell 1857
Baldwin 11 May 1803
Creek Indian lands Jasper 1812, Jones 1807, Morgan 1807, Newton 1821, Putnam 1807
Banks 11 Dec 1858 Franklin, Habersham none
Barrow 07 Jul 1914 Jackson, Walton none
Bartow 06 Dec 1861 renamed from Cass none
Ben Hill 31 Jul 1906 Irwin, Wilcox none
Berrien 25 Feb 1856 Lowndes Cook 1918, Lanier 1919, Tift 1905
Bibb 09 Dec 1822 Jones, Monroe none
Bleckley
02 Oct 1912 Pulaski none
Bourbon 1785 Indian lands extinct, never functioned
Brantley 14 Aug 1920 Chalton, Pierce none
Brooks 11 Dec 1858 Lowndes, Thomas none
Bryan 19 Dec 1793 Effingham, Liberty none
Bulloch 08 Feb 1796 Creek Indian lands Candler 1914, Emanuel 1812, Evans 1914, Jenkins 1905
Burke 05 Feb 1777 St. George Parish Jefferson 1796, Jenkins 1905, Screven 1793
Butts 24 Dec 1825 Henry, Monroe none
Calhoun 20 Feb 1854 Early none
Camden 05 Feb 1777 St. Mary Parish Wayne 1803
Campbell 20 Dec 1828 Carroll, Cowta merged with Fulton 1932
Candler 17 Jul 1914 Bullock, Emanuel none
Carroll 11 Dec 1826 Indian lands Campbell 1828, Douglas 1870, Heard 1830, Haralson 1856
Cass 03 Dec 1832 Cherokee Gordon 1850, renamed Bartow 1861
Catoosa 05 Dec 1853 Walker, Cherokee none
Charlton 18 Feb 1854 Wayne, Appling Brantley 1920
Chatham 05 Feb 1777 St. Phillip Parish none
Chattahoochee 13 Feb 1854 Muscogee, Randolph none
Chattooga 28 Dec 1838 Floyd, Walker, Cherokee none
Cherokee 26 Dec 1831 Cherokee Indian lands Bartow 1832, Catoosa 1853, Chattooga 1838, Cobb 1832, Floyd 1832, Milton 1857, Paulding 1832, Pickens 1853
Christ Church Parish 15 Mar 1758 Savannah, Fredreica none
Clarke 05 Dec 1801 Jackson Madison 1811, Oconee 1875
Clay 16 Feb 1854 Early, Randolph none
Clayton 30 Nov 1858 Fayette, Henry none
Clinch 14 Feb 1850 Wayne Atkinson 1917
Cobb 03 Dec 1832 Cherokee Milton 1857
Coffee 09 Feb 1854 Appling, Irwin, Telfair Atkinson 1917, Jeff Davis 1905
Colquitt 25 Feb 1856 Irwin, Thomas none
Columbia 10 Dec 1790 Richmond McDuffie 1870, Warren 1793
Cook 30 Jul 1918 Berrien none
Coweta 11 Dec 1926 Indian lands Campbell 1828, Heard 1830
Crawford 09 Dec 1822 Houston, Macon, Talbot Taylor 1853, Upson 1824
Crisp 17 Aug 1905 Dooly none
Dade 25 Dec 1837 Walker none
Dawson 03 Dec 1857 Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin none
Decatur 08 Dec 1823 Early Grady 1905, Seminole 1920, Thomas 1825
DeKalb 09 Dec 1922 Fayette, Henry Fulton 1853
Dodge 26 Oct 1870 Montgomery, Pulaski, Telfair none
Dooly 15 May 1821
Indian lands Crisp 1905, Macon 1857, Turner 1905, Wilcox 1857, Worth 1852
Dougherty 15 Dec 1853 Baker none
Douglas 17 Oct 1870 Carroll none
Early 15 Dec 1818 Creek Land Cession Baker 1825, Calhoun 1854, Clay 1854, Decatur 1857, Miller 1856, Seminole 1920
Echols 13 Dec 1858 Appling, Irwin none
Effingham 05 Feb 1777 St. Matthew Parish Bryan 1793, Screvan 1893
Elbert 10 Dec 1790 Wilkes Hart 1853, Madison 1811
Emanuel 10 Dec 1812 Montgomery, Bullock Treulton 1917, Candler 1914, Toombs 1905, Jenkins 1905, Johnson 1858
Evans 11 Aug 1914 Bullock, Tattnall none
Fannin 21 Jan 1854 Gilmer, Union none
Fayette 15 May 1821
Indian land cession Clayton 1858, DeKalb 1822
Floyd 03 Dec 1832 Cherokee Chattooga 1838, Gordon 1850
Forsyth 03 Dec 1832 Cherokee Dawson 1857, Milton 1857
Franklin 23 Feb 1784 Cherokee land cession Banks 1858, Hart 1784, Jackson 1796, Madison 1811, Stephens 1905
Fredrick 15 Apr 1741 Provincial Georgia none
Fulton 20 Dec 1853 DeKalb none
Gilmer 03 Dec 1832 Cherokee Cession Dawson 1857, Fannin 1854, Pickens 1853
Glascock 19 Dec 1857 Warren none
Glynn 05 Feb 1777 St. David, St. Patrick Parishes Wayne 1803
Gordon 13 Feb 1850 Cass, Floyd none
Grady 17 Aug 1905 Decatur, Thomas none
Greene 03 Feb 1786 Washington Hancock 1793, Taliaferro 1825
Gwinnett 15 Dec 1818 Cherokee lands none
Habersham 15 Dec 1818 Cherokee Land Strip Banks 1858, Stephens 1905, White 1857
Hall 15 Dec 1818 Cherokee Cession none
Hancock 17 Dec 1793 Greene, Washington Taliaferro 1825
Haralson 26 Jan 1856 Carroll, Polk none
Harris 14 Dec 1827 Muscogee, Troup none
Hart 07 Dec 1853 Elbert, Franklin, Madison none
Heard 22 Dec 1830 Carroll, Coweta, Troup none
Houston (old) 23 Feb 1784 Indian lands dissolved
Houston 15 May 1821
Indian land cession Crawford 1822, Macon 1857, Peach 1924
Irwin 15 Dec 1818 Cherokee land Worth 152, Wilcox 1857, Ben Hill 1906, Coffee 1854, Colquitt 1856, Echols 1858, Lowndes 1835, Thomas 1825, Turner 1905, Ware 1824
Jackson 11 Feb 1796 Franklin Barrow 1914, Clarke 1801, Madison 1811
Jasper 10 Dec 1812 Baldwin Newton 1821
Jeff Davis 18 Aug 1905 Appling, Coffee none
Jefferson 20 Feb 1796 Burke, Warren none
Jenkins 17 Aug 1905 Bullock, Burke, Emanuel none
Johnson 11 Dec 1858 Emanuel, Laurens none
Jones 10 Dec 1807 Baldwin Bibb 1822
Kinchafoonee 21 Feb 1856 Randolph renamed Webster 1856
Lamar 17 Aug 1920 Monroe none
Lanier 11 Aug 1919 Berrien, Lowndes none
Laurens 10 Dec 1807 Washington, Wilkinson Johnson 1858, Pulaski 1808
Lee 11 Dec 1827 Indian land cession Macon 1857, Marion 1827, Randolph 1828, Sumter 1831, Terrell 1856
Liberty 05 Feb 1777 St. Andrew, St. James Parishes Bryan 1793, Long 1920, McIntosh 1793
Lincoln 20 Feb 1796 Wilkes none
Long 14 Aug 1920 Liberty none
Lowndes 23 Dec 1835 Irwin Berrien 1856, Brooks 1858, Lanier 1919
Lumpkin 03 Dec 1832 Cherokee Land Dawson 1857, White 1857
McDuffie 18 Oct 1870 Columbia, Warren none
McIntosh 19 Dec 1793 Liberty none
Macon 14 Dec 1857 Dooly, Houston, Lee, Muscogee Crawford 1822, Peach 1924, Schley 1857, Taylor 1853
Madison 11 Dec 1811 Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Jackson, Ogelthorpe Hart 1853
Marion 14 Dec 1827 Lee, Muscogee Schley 1857, Taylor 1853
Meriwether 14 Dec 1827 Troup none
Miller 26 Feb 1856 Baker, Early none
Milton 18 Dec 1857 Cobb, Cherokee, Forsyth merged with Fulton County 1932
Mitchell 21 Dec 1857 Baker none
Monroe 15 May 1821
Indian lands Bibb 1822, Butts 1825, Pike 1822, Lamar 1920, Taylor 1853
Montgomery 19 Dec 1793 Washington, Wilkinson Dodge 1870, Emanuel 1812, Tattnall 1801, Toombs 1905, Treulten 1917, Wheeler 1912
Morgan 10 Dec 1807 Baldwin none
Murray 03 Dec 1832 Cherokee Walker 1833, Whitfield 1851
Muscogee 11 Dec 1826 Creek Indian lands Chattahoochee 1854, Macon 1857, Harris 827, Talbot 1827
Newton 24 Dec 1821 Baldwin, Walton, Henry, Jasper none
Oconee 25 Feb 1875 Clark none
Oglethorpe 19 Dec 1783 Wilkes Madison 1811
Paulding 03 Dec 1832 Cherokee Polk 1851
Peach 1924 Houston, Macon none
Pickens 0 Dec 1853 Cherokee, Gilmer none
Pierce 18 Dec 1857 Appling, Ware Bacon 1914, Blickley 1912, Brantley 1920
Pike 09 Dec 1822 Monroe Spaulding 1851, Upson 1824
Polk 20 Dec 1851 Paulding Haralson 1856
Pulaski 13 Dec 1808 Laurens Blickley 1912, Pulaski 1870, Wilcox 1857
Putnam 10 Dec 1807 Baldwin none
Quitman 10 Dec 1858 Randolph, Stewart none
Rabun 21 Dec 1819 Cherokee Land Cession Towns 1856
Randolph 20 Dec 1828 Lee Webster 1856, Chattahoochee 1854, Clay 1854, Quitman 1858, Stewart 1830, Terrell 1856, Kinchafoonee 1856
Richmond 05 Feb 1777 St. Paul\'s Parish Columbia 1790, Warren 1793
Rockdale 18 Oct 1870 Henry none
Savannah 15 Apr 1741 Provincial Georgia none
St. Andrew Parish 15 Mar 1758 Savannah, Frederica Liberty 1777
St. David Parish 25 Mar 1765 Savannah, Frederica Glynn 1777
St. George Parish 15 Mar 1758 Savannah, Frederica Burke 1777
St. James Parish 15 Mar 1758 Savannah, Frederica Liberty 1777
St. John Parish 15 Mar 1758 Savannah, Frederica dissoluted
St. Mary Parish 25 Mar 1765 Savannah, Frederica Camden 1777
St. Mathew Parish 17 Mar 1758 Savannah, Frederica Effingham 1777
St. Patrick Parish 25 Mar 1765 Savannah, Frederica Glynn 1777
St. Paul Parish 17 Mar 1758 Savannah, Frederica Richmond 1777
St. Philip Parish 17 Mar 1758 Savannah, Frederica Chatham 1777
St. Thomas Parish 25 Mar 1765 Savannah, Frederica dissoluted
Schley 22 Dec 1857 Macon, Marion, Sumter none
Screven 14 Dec 1793 Burke, Effingham none
Seminole 08 Jul 1920 Decatur, Early none
Spalding 20 Dec 1851 Henry, Pike none
Stephens 18 Aug 1905 Franklin, Habersham none
Stewart 23 Dec 1830 Randolph Quitman 1858
Sumter 26 Dec 1831 Lee Schley 1857
Talbot 14 Dec 1827 Muscogee, Troup Crawford 1822, Taylor 1853, Taliaferro 1825
Tattnall 05 Dec 1801 Montgomery Evans 1914, Toombs 1905
Taylor 15 Jan 1853 Crawford, Macon, Talbot, Monroe, Marion none
Telfair 10 Dec 1807 Wilkinson Coffee 1854, Dodge 1870
Thomas 23 Dec 1825 Decatur, Irwin Brooks 1858, Colquitt 1856, Grady 1905
Tift 17 Aug 1905 Berrien, Worth none
Toombs 17 Aug 1905 Emanuel, Tattnall, Montgomery none
Towns 06 Mar 1856 Rabun, Union none
Treutlen 21 Mar 1917 Emanuel, Montgomery none
Troup 11 Dec 1826 Indian Land Cession Harris 1827, Heard 1830, Meriwether 1827, Talbot 1827
Turner 18 Aug 1905 Dooly, Irwin, Wilcox, Worth none
Twiggs 14 Dec 1809 Wilkinson none
Union 03 De c1832 Cherokee Fannin 1854, Towns 1856
Upson 15 Dec 1824 Crawford, Pike none
Walker 18 Dec 1833 Murray Catoosa 1853, Chattooga 1838, Dade 1837
Walton 15 Dec 1818 Cherokee Indian lands Barrow 1914, Newton 1821
Ware 15 Dec 1824 Irwin Pierce 1857
Warren 19 Dec 1793 Wilkes, Richmond, Columbia Glascock 1857, Jefferson 1796, McDuffie 1870, Taliaferro 1825
Washington 25 Feb 1784 Indian Land Cession Greene 1786, Hancock 1793, Laurens 1807, Montgomery 1793
Wayne 11 May 1803
Creek Indian lands, Charlton, Glynn, Camden Charlton 1854, Clinch 1850
Webster 21 Feb 1856 reamed from Kinchafoonee none
Wheeler 14 Nov 1912 Montgomery none
White 22 Dec 1857 Habersham, Lumpkin none
Whitfield 30 Dec 1851 Murray none
Wilcox 22 Dec 1857 Dooly, Irwin, Pulaski Ben Hill 1906, Turner 1905
Wilkes 5 Feb 1777 Indian lands Warren 1793, Elbert 1790, Lincoln 1796, Taliaferro 1825, Ogelthorpe 1783
Wilkinson 11 May 1803
Creek Indian lands Laurens 1807, Montgomery 1793, Telfair 1807, Twiggs 1809
Worth 20 Dec 1852 Dooly, Irwin Tift 1905, Turner 1905

 

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