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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.
The first county seat was in Hardwick. In 1860 the seat was moved to
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