Appling County, Georgia   

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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

 

 

Other Cities and Towns are:


Graham
 

Sessoms

a post-town in the southwest corner of Appling county, is a station on the Nicholls & Waycross division of the Atlantic & Birmingham railroad, and in 1900 reported a population of 105.

Rockingham

a post-village of Appling county, is a station on the Atlantic & Birmingham railroad, not far from the Pierce county line.

Spencer

a post-hamlet of Appling county, is on the headwaters of Big Hurricane creek, about twelve miles southwest of Baxley, which is the most convenient railroad station.

Surrency

a town of Appling county, is on the Macon & Brunswick division of the Southern railroad, twelve miles east of Baxley. It has a money order postoffice, express and telegraph offices, important shipping interests, several stores doing a good business, and in 1900 had a population of 190.

Velma

a post-hamlet of Appling county, is in the Carter's creek valley, six miles southeast of Baxley, which is the nearest railroad station.

 

 

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RECENT UPDATES

November 5, 2014

News - Crime

January 20, 2015

News - Marriages

January 27, 2015

Militia of 1864

January 30, 2015

Cemeteries

March 25, 2015

News - Crime

 

 

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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