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Bryan County was created on 19 December 1793. It
was the 16th county formed in Georgia, from parts of Chatham county. It was named for Jonathan Bryan, a member of the King's Council who accompanied Oglethorpe and was an early critic of oppressive English rule.

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The first county seat was in Hardwick. In 1860 the seat was moved to Eden, Georgia.
By 1901 it was in Clyde, Georgia, which may have been the same location formerly known as Eden. Clyde served as the seat to 1935; in 1937 Pembroke took on that role. The move from Clyde to Pembroke was necessitated by the establishment of Camp Stewart (now Fort Stewart) on the site of Clyde. The only remaining sign of Clyde is a cemetery on the military reservation.
The county seat is now Pembroke


Cities and towns
Pembroke
Ellabelle
Groveland
Hardwicke
Keller
Lanier
Richmond Hill


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Court Abstracts, 1794 - 1830


Adjacent Counties

Bulloch County, Georgia lies to the northwest
Effingham County, Georgia to the north
Chatham County, Georgia to the northeast
Liberty County, Georgia to the south
Evans County, Georgia to the west


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