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Bartow County, GA

BARTOW'S WEALTH IN 1881

Real and Personal Estate
Cartersville district_____________$1,471,414
Allatoona district_______________ 79,800
Stamp Creek district____________ 30,506
Wolf Pen district_______________ 84,981
Pine Log district_______________ 130,544
Sixth district____________________ 105,876
Cassville district________________ 307,858
Adairsville district-------------- 346,401
Kingston district________________ 229,692
Euharlee district________________ 503,625
Value of property of white------- 3,290,697
Value of property of colored------ 56,816
Value of wild lands_____________ 11,718
Default property, white and colored 9,100
Total grand aggregate for 1881— 3,368,331
For 1880___ 3,251,223

POLLS, PROFESSIONS, ETC.

White polls_____2,033
Lawyers___________25

Colored -_______ 868
Doctors__________.28

Dentists__________2
Total________2,901
Photographers_____1

No. of hired hands in the county are returned at 770
W. W. Ginn, Tax Receiver.

TAX RETURNS FOR 1932

District— White Colored
Adairsville _______________$ 489,400 $ 20,715
Allatoona ________________                               85,815 200
Cartersville_______________                         3,570,363 128,628
Cassville_________________ 236,909 8,321
Emerson_________________ 133,144 7,690
Euharlee_________________ 284,216 818
Iron Hill_________________                                   56,210 2,603
Kingston_________________ 294,725 11,646
Pine Log_________________ 249,296 -------
Sixth____________________ 120,120 -------
Stamp Creek _____________ 2,905 -------
Taylorsville______________ 213,497 935
Wolf Pen________________ 307,187 151
Total                                             $6,043,787      $181,707

The following is a table showing returns for the past thirty years:
1903 _______$3,900,000
1908 ________5,926,781
1915________ 6,991,671
1917________7,115,078
1918________ 7,602,406
1919________ 8,043,699
1920 ________ 8,936,036
1921________ 8,453,530
1922 ________ 7,505,757
1923 ________ 7,226,286
1924 ________ 7,055,285
1925 ________ 7,088,518
1926 ________ 6,930,495
1927 ________ 6,953,782
1928 ________ 7,140,799
1929 ________ 7,059,350
1930 ________ 7,022,735
1931________ 6,749,282
1932 ________ 6,225,494

COUNTY HIGHWAYS

From minutes of the Court of Ordinary, for county purposes, recorded in February, 1871, the public roads of the county are listed as follows:

'Ordered by the Court with the concurrence of a majority of the Commissioners of Roads in and for said county, that the following public roads in and for said county be classed and designated as follows, to-wit:

ADAIRSVILLE DISTRICT, 856th District, G. M.
The road known as the Cassville and Calhoun road, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Rome and Canton road, via Adairsville, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Kingston and Adairsville road, second class, 30 feet wide.
The Early Ferry road, second class, 30 feet wide.
The road via A. C. Trimble's, second class, 30 feet wide.
The road via John Riddy's, second class, 30 feet wide.
The road via James Venable's, second class, 30 feet wide.

KINGSTON DISTRICT, 952nd. District, G. M.
The road from Kingston to Floyd line, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Kingston and Adairsville road, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Kingston and Cartersville road, via Oglesby's Mills, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Kingston and Cartersville road, via Rodger's Mills, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Kingston and Euharlee road, via Gillam's, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Connesena Creek road, via Roper's, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Kingston to Adairsville, Mountain road, second class, 20 feet wide.
The road from J. S. Harris' to district line, via Barnsley's, second class, 20 feet wide.
The road from Kingston, via Howard's Mills, second class, 20 feet wide.

SIXTH DISTRICT, 936th, G. M.
The Canton road from Adairsville, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Cassville and Spring Place road, second class, 20 feet wide.
The road from Mosteller*s, via A. M. Linn, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Calhoun road, via Mosteller's, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Pairmount road, via L. Beamon's, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Fairmount road, via R. Floyd, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Pine Log road, via Mrs. Richie, second class, 20 feet wide.

CASSVILLE DISTRICT, 828th Dist., G. M.
The Cassville and Adairsville road, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Cassville and Cartersville road, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Cassville and Kingston road, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Cassville and Pine Log road, first class, 30 fleet wide.
The Spring Place road, via A. M. Linn, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Canton road from Cass Station, east, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Canton road, via J. Bogle's, second class, 20 feet wide.
The  Spring Place road, Ashworth's,  north,  second class, 20 feet wide.
The Burnt Hickory road from Cass Station, south, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Kingston and Cartersville road, via Cass Station, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Maj. Benham's road, via Coh Saxon, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Kingston and CartersviUe road, via Station, first class, 30 feet wide.

CARTERSVIILLE DISTRICT, 822nd District, G. M.
The road from Cartersville to Burnt Hickory, via Rowland's Ferry to Alabama road, first class, 30 feet wide, and then to county line, second class, 20 feet wide.
The road from Cartersville to Burnt Hickory, via Douthit's Ferry, first class to Alabama road, 30 feet wide, and then to county line, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Alabama road, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Cassville road, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Allatoona road, via Puckett's Ferry, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Tennessee road, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Puckett's Ferry road, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Rowland Springs road, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Jim Young road, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Burnt Hickory road, from Cass Station, first class, 20 feet wide.
The Cartersville and Euharlee road, down river, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Newton Dobb's road, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Canton road, via N. F. Guyton, Kirkpatrick place, second class, 20 fleet wide.
The Cartersville and Canton road, up river, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Kingston road from CassviUe road to Mrs. Johnson, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Maj. Benham's road, first class, 30 feet wide.

WOLF PEN DISTRICT, 1041st District, G. M.
The Tennessee road, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Canton road, via J. Wofford's place, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Belle's Ferry road, via George Erwin place, second class, 20 feet wide.
The Calhoun road, via Bostwick, first class, 30 feet wide.

STAMP CREEK, 963rd District, G. M.
The Alabama road, county line to Kirkpatrick place, first class, 30 feet wide.
The Cartersville road, down the river, first class, 30 feet wide.

ALLATOONA DISTRICT, 819th District, G. M.
Allatoona and Marietta road, first class, 30 feet wide.
Alabama road, Cherokee line, first class, 30 feet wide.
Sand Town road, via. Elliott Moore's, second class, 20 feet wide.
Canton road, via Fred Ross, second class, 20 feet wide.
Pumpkinvine road, second class, 20 feet wide.

PINE LOG
Tennessee road, first class, 30 feet wide.
Cassville road, via Weem's, first class, 30 feet wide
Mountain road, second class, 20 feet wide.
McCanless Mill road, second class, 20 feet wide.
All other roads, second class, 20 feet wide.

Road Commissioners at this date were
H. W. Fite, W. W. Cotton,
Wm. Chitwood, W. L. Rowland,
W. A. Chunn, John P. Lewis,
Wm. Sheelar, J. K. Gilreath,
P. Yarborough, G. B. Loveless,
Wesley Pearson, Wm. Rodgers,
M. Anderson, M. T. Hays,
John J. Jones, A. Willis,
I. O. McDaniel, Jr., A. F. Woolley,
J. S. Harris."

The Dixie Highway, U. S. No. 41, which traverses the county through its center, has been paved since 1927,
and the No. 41 west, which goes by Rome, is paved.

The Tennessee road is now under construction for paving by the State Highway Department,

Source: The history of Bartow County : formerly Cass. Cartersville, Ga.: Cunyus, Lucy Josephine Printed by Tribune Pub. Co., c1933.



 

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