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THOMAS
TIFT
TOOMBS
TOWNS
TREUTLEN
TROUP
TURNER
TWIGGS
UNION
UPSON
WALKER
WALTON
WARE
WARREN
WASHINGTON

 

Thomas County

Bulloch County map.

Georgia's 21st county was named for Archibald Bulloch, who presided over the Provincial Congress of July 4, 1775, before becoming Georgia's first Provincial Governor in 1776. In addition to the county's four incorporated municipalities, a number of unincorporated communities like Nevils, Stilson, and Clito provide a glimpse into the county's history. One of the most interesting community names in Georgia is the Bulloch County community of Hopeulikit, named for a famous dance hall of the big band swing era.

Statesboro, the largest city, was created in 1866 and is the only city by that name in the United States.

Georgia Southern University provides a number of resources to the community. It is the home of the Magnolia Gardens and GSU Botanical Gardens. The Lamar Q. Ball, Jr., Raptor Center and Wildlife Center provides an ecological educational center, as well as a sanctuary for bald eagles and other native birds of prey.

A downtown Center for the Arts and an Agribusiness Center, featuring a multi-purpose building to seat over 1,000 for a meal and an outdoor covered arena which will seat 4,000, are being developed at this time.

The Bulloch County courthouse, located in Statesboro, was designed by Bruce & Morgan in 1894,

Bulloch County Courthouse

The Bulloch County courthouse, located in Statesboro, was designed by Bruce & Morgan in 1894, with renovations by J. Bruyn Kops in 1914. The exterior of the Neoclassical Revival courthouse was covered with white plaster in the 1960s, much of which remains and has been painted a red brick color.

 

Tift County

 

Clinch County Map

 

Clinch County, the 94th county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.

Part of the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. World famous Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo. The park's boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the Okefenokee Swamp.

The largest festival in Clinch County is the Timberland Jubilee, held in Homerville in October to honor the contributions of the timber industry to the local economy. Events include a Timberland Run, an Arts and Craft Show, and other entertainment.

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian

Clinch County Courthouse

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian style. In 1936 extensive renovations and additions, designed in the Neoclassical Revival style, were made to the courthouse, which is the third in the county's history.

Toombs County

 

Clinch County Map

 

Clinch County, the 94th county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.

Part of the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. World famous Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo. The park's boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the Okefenokee Swamp.

The largest festival in Clinch County is the Timberland Jubilee, held in Homerville in October to honor the contributions of the timber industry to the local economy. Events include a Timberland Run, an Arts and Craft Show, and other entertainment.

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian

Clinch County Courthouse

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian style. In 1936 extensive renovations and additions, designed in the Neoclassical Revival style, were made to the courthouse, which is the third in the county's history.

Towns County

 

Clinch County Map

 

Clinch County, the 94th county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.

Part of the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. World famous Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo. The park's boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the Okefenokee Swamp.

The largest festival in Clinch County is the Timberland Jubilee, held in Homerville in October to honor the contributions of the timber industry to the local economy. Events include a Timberland Run, an Arts and Craft Show, and other entertainment.

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian

Clinch County Courthouse

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian style. In 1936 extensive renovations and additions, designed in the Neoclassical Revival style, were made to the courthouse, which is the third in the county's history.

Treutlen County

 

Clinch County Map

 

Clinch County, the 94th county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.

Part of the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. World famous Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo. The park's boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the Okefenokee Swamp.

The largest festival in Clinch County is the Timberland Jubilee, held in Homerville in October to honor the contributions of the timber industry to the local economy. Events include a Timberland Run, an Arts and Craft Show, and other entertainment.

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian

Clinch County Courthouse

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian style. In 1936 extensive renovations and additions, designed in the Neoclassical Revival style, were made to the courthouse, which is the third in the county's history.

Troup County

 

Clinch County Map

 

Clinch County, the 94th county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.

Part of the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. World famous Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo. The park's boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the Okefenokee Swamp.

The largest festival in Clinch County is the Timberland Jubilee, held in Homerville in October to honor the contributions of the timber industry to the local economy. Events include a Timberland Run, an Arts and Craft Show, and other entertainment.

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian

Clinch County Courthouse

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian style. In 1936 extensive renovations and additions, designed in the Neoclassical Revival style, were made to the courthouse, which is the third in the county's history.

Turner County

 

Clinch County Map

 

Clinch County, the 94th county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.

Part of the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. World famous Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo. The park's boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the Okefenokee Swamp.

The largest festival in Clinch County is the Timberland Jubilee, held in Homerville in October to honor the contributions of the timber industry to the local economy. Events include a Timberland Run, an Arts and Craft Show, and other entertainment.

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian

Clinch County Courthouse

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian style. In 1936 extensive renovations and additions, designed in the Neoclassical Revival style, were made to the courthouse, which is the third in the county's history.

Twiggs County

 

Clinch County Map

 

Clinch County, the 94th county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.

Part of the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. World famous Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo. The park's boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the Okefenokee Swamp.

The largest festival in Clinch County is the Timberland Jubilee, held in Homerville in October to honor the contributions of the timber industry to the local economy. Events include a Timberland Run, an Arts and Craft Show, and other entertainment.

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian

Clinch County Courthouse

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian style. In 1936 extensive renovations and additions, designed in the Neoclassical Revival style, were made to the courthouse, which is the third in the county's history.

Union County

 

Clinch County Map

 

Clinch County, the 94th county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.

Part of the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. World famous Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo. The park's boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the Okefenokee Swamp.

The largest festival in Clinch County is the Timberland Jubilee, held in Homerville in October to honor the contributions of the timber industry to the local economy. Events include a Timberland Run, an Arts and Craft Show, and other entertainment.

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian

Clinch County Courthouse

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian style. In 1936 extensive renovations and additions, designed in the Neoclassical Revival style, were made to the courthouse, which is the third in the county's history.

Upson County

 

Clinch County Map

 

Clinch County, the 94th county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.

Part of the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. World famous Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo. The park's boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the Okefenokee Swamp.

The largest festival in Clinch County is the Timberland Jubilee, held in Homerville in October to honor the contributions of the timber industry to the local economy. Events include a Timberland Run, an Arts and Craft Show, and other entertainment.

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian

Clinch County Courthouse

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian style. In 1936 extensive renovations and additions, designed in the Neoclassical Revival style, were made to the courthouse, which is the third in the county's history.

Walker County

 

Clinch County Map

 

Clinch County, the 94th county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.

Part of the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. World famous Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo. The park's boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the Okefenokee Swamp.

The largest festival in Clinch County is the Timberland Jubilee, held in Homerville in October to honor the contributions of the timber industry to the local economy. Events include a Timberland Run, an Arts and Craft Show, and other entertainment.

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian

Clinch County Courthouse

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian style. In 1936 extensive renovations and additions, designed in the Neoclassical Revival style, were made to the courthouse, which is the third in the county's history.

Walton County

 

Clinch County Map

 

Clinch County, the 94th county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.

Part of the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. World famous Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo. The park's boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the Okefenokee Swamp.

The largest festival in Clinch County is the Timberland Jubilee, held in Homerville in October to honor the contributions of the timber industry to the local economy. Events include a Timberland Run, an Arts and Craft Show, and other entertainment.

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian

Clinch County Courthouse

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian style. In 1936 extensive renovations and additions, designed in the Neoclassical Revival style, were made to the courthouse, which is the third in the county's history.

Ware County

 

Clinch County Map

 

Clinch County, the 94th county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.

Part of the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. World famous Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo. The park's boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the Okefenokee Swamp.

The largest festival in Clinch County is the Timberland Jubilee, held in Homerville in October to honor the contributions of the timber industry to the local economy. Events include a Timberland Run, an Arts and Craft Show, and other entertainment.

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian

Clinch County Courthouse

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian style. In 1936 extensive renovations and additions, designed in the Neoclassical Revival style, were made to the courthouse, which is the third in the county's history.

Warren County

 

Clinch County Map

 

Clinch County, the 94th county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.

Part of the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. World famous Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo. The park's boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the Okefenokee Swamp.

The largest festival in Clinch County is the Timberland Jubilee, held in Homerville in October to honor the contributions of the timber industry to the local economy. Events include a Timberland Run, an Arts and Craft Show, and other entertainment.

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian

Clinch County Courthouse

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian style. In 1936 extensive renovations and additions, designed in the Neoclassical Revival style, were made to the courthouse, which is the third in the county's history.

Washington County

 

Clinch County Map

 

Clinch County, the 94th county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.

Part of the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. World famous Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo. The park's boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the Okefenokee Swamp.

The largest festival in Clinch County is the Timberland Jubilee, held in Homerville in October to honor the contributions of the timber industry to the local economy. Events include a Timberland Run, an Arts and Craft Show, and other entertainment.

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian

Clinch County Courthouse

Built in 1896, the Clinch County Courthouse in Homerville was originally designed in the Victorian style. In 1936 extensive renovations and additions, designed in the Neoclassical Revival style, were made to the courthouse, which is the third in the county's history.

 

 

All information from the Georgia Encyclopedia (www.georgiaencyclopedia.org) and the Georgia government website (www.georgia.gov).

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