Appling County , Georgia History and Genealogy

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Appling County is named for Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Appling, a soldier in the War of 1812.

Appling County, the 42nd county created in Georgia, was established by an act of the Georgia General Assembly on December 15th, 1818. The original county consisted of Creek lands ceded in the 1814 Treaty of Fort Jackson and the 1818 Treaty of the Creek Agency. The county seat is Baxley, Georgia



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Towns/Cities in Appling County

Graham -- Sessoms -- Rockingham -- Surrency -- Velma


Adjacent Counties

Toombs County, Georgia  -  north
Tattnall County, Georgia  -  northeast
Wayne County, Georgia  -  southeast
Pierce County, Georgia  -  south
Jeff Davis County, Georgia  -  west
Bacon County, Georgia  -  west



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