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== History Tidbits ==
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== Historical Background ==
  
*Campbell County was formed 20 December 1820 with parts from [[Fayette_County,_Georgia|Fayette]], [[Coweta_County,_Georgia|Coweta]] and [[Carroll_County,_Georgia|Carroll]] counties and half of [[DeKalb_County,_Georgia|DeKalb]] County which became Fulton County soon afterwards.  
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*Campbell County was formed 20 December 1820 with parts from [[Fayette County, Georgia|Fayette]], [[Coweta County, Georgia|Coweta]] and [[Carroll County, Georgia|Carroll]] counties and half of [[DeKalb County, Georgia|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.  
 
*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.  
 
*Northwest part of the county became Douglas County 17 October 1870.  
*Along with [[Milton County, Georgia|Milton]] County, Campbell County ceased to exist and merged with [[Fulton_County,_Georgia|Fulton]] County 1 January 1932.  
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*Along with [[Milton County, Georgia|Milton]] County, Campbell County ceased to exist and merged with [[Fulton County, Georgia|Fulton]] County 1 January 1932.  
 
*For records, see Fulton County, Georgia.
 
*For records, see Fulton County, Georgia.
  
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*History of Georgia:Biographical, several volumes; pub. Chicago, 1926
 
*History of Georgia:Biographical, several volumes; pub. Chicago, 1926
  
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[[Category:Fulton_County,_Georgia]] [[Category:Campbell_County,_Georgia]] [[Category:Milton_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 12:10, 13 September 2010

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

  • Cabinet Histories, Georgia History and Georgia, T. S. Arthur & W. H. Carpenter; pub. Philadelphia, 1858
  • 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