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 Georgia Counties

Map of Georgia Counties


County

Formed

County Seat

County Coordinator

Appling

1818

Baxley

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Athens-Clarke

 

Consolidated City-County

See Clarke Co.

Atkinson 

1918

Pearson

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Augusta-Richmond

1996

Consolidated City-County

See Richmond Co.

Bacon

1914

Alma

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Baker

1825

Newton

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Baldwin

1803

Milledgeville

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Banks

1858

Homer

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Barrow

1914

Winder

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Bartow
Originally known as Cass County

1832

Cartersville

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Ben Hill 

1906

Fitzgerald

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Berrien 

1856

Nashville

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Bibb

1822

Macon

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Bleckley

1912

Cochran

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Brantley

1920

Nahunta

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Brooks 

1858

Quitman

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Bryan

1793

Pembroke

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Bulloch

1796

Statesboro

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Burke

1777

Waynesboro

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Butts

1825

Jackson

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Calhoun 

1854

Morgan

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Camden

1777

Woodbine

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Candler

1914

Metter

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Carroll

1826

Carrollton

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Catoosa

1853

Ringgold

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Charlton

1854

Folkston

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Chatham

1777

Savannah

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Chattahoochee

1854

Cusseta

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Chattooga

1838

Summerville

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Cherokee

1830

Canton

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Clarke

1801

Athens

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Clay

1854

Fort Gaines

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Clayton

1858

Jonesboro

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Clinch 

1850

Homerville

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Cobb 

1832

Marietta

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Coffee

1854

Douglas

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Colquitt 

1856

Moultrie

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Columbia

1790

Appling

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Columbus-Muscogee

 

Consolidated City-County

See Muscogee Co.

Cook 

1918

Adel

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Coweta

1825

Newnan

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Cusseta-Chattahoochee

 

Consolidated City-County

See Chattahoochee Co.

Crawford 

1822

Knoxville

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Crisp

1905

Cordele

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Dade 

1837

Trenton

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Dawson

1857

Dawsonville

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Decatur

1823

Bainbridge

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DeKalb

1822

Decatur

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Dodge

1870

Eastman

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Dooly 

1821

Vienna

Sheila D. Massie

Dougherty

1852

Albany

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Douglas

1870

Douglasville

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Early 

1818

Blakeley

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Echols

1858

Statenville

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Effingham

1777

Springfield

Karoline Ussery

Elbert 

1790

Wilkes

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Emanuel 

1812

Swainsboro

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Evans

1914

Claxton

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Fannin

1854

Blue Ridge

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Fayette

1821

Fayetteville

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Floyd

1832

Rome

Robin Atkins

Forsyth 

1832

Cumming

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Franklin

1784

Carnesville

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Fulton 

1853

Atlanta

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Gilmer 

1832

Ellijay

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Glascock

1857

Gibson

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Glynn

1777

Brunswick

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Gordon

1850

Calhoun

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Grady

1905

Cairo

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Greene

1786

Greensboro

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Gwinnett

1818

Lawrenceville

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Habersham 

1818

Clarksville

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Hall

1818

Gainesville

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Hancock

1793

Sparta

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Haralson

1856

Buchanan

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Harris

1827

Hamilton

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Hart 

1853

Hartwell

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Heard

1830

Franklin

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Henry

1821

McDonough

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Houston

1821

Perry

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Irwin

1818

Ocilla

Sheila D. Massie

Jackson

1796

Jefferson

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Jasper
Originally known as Randolph County.

1812

Monticello

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Jeff Davis

1905

Hazelhurst

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Jefferson

1796

Louisville

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Jenkins

1905

Millen

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Johnson

1858

Wrightsville

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Jones

1807

Gray

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Lamar

1920

Barnesville

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Lanier 

1920

Lakeland

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Laurens

1807

Dublin

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Lee

1826

Leesburg

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Liberty

1777

Hinesville

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Lincoln

1796

Lincolnton

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Long

1920

Ludowici

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Lowndes

1825

Valdosta

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Lumpkin

1832

Dahlonega

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Macon 

1837

Oglethorpe

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Madison

1811

Danielsville

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Marion

1827

Buena Vista

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McDuffie

1870

Thomson

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McIntosh

1793

Darien

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Meriwether

1827

Greenville

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Miller

1856

Colquitt

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Mitchell 

1857

Camilla

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Monroe 

1821

Forsyth

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Montgomery 

1793

Mt. Vernon

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Morgan

1807

Madison

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Murray

1832

Chatsworth

Leslie Miller

Muscogee

1826

Columbus

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Newton

1821

Covington

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Oconee

1875

Watkinsville

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Oglethorpe

1793

Lexington

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Paulding 

1832

Dallas

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Peach

1924

Ft. Valley

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Pickens

1853

Jasper

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Pierce

1857

Blackshear

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Pike

1822

Zebulon

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Polk

1851

Cedartown

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Pulaski 

1808

Hawkinsville

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Putnam

1807

Eatonton

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Quitman

1858

Georgetown

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Rabun

1819

Clayton

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Randolph

1828

Cuthbert

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Richmond

1777

Augusta

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Rockdale

1870

Conyers

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Schley 

1857

Ellaville

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Screven

1793

Sylvania

Karoline Ussery

Seminole

1920

Donalsonville

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Spalding

1851

Griffin

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Stephens

1905

Toccoa

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Stewart

1830

Lumpkin

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Sumter

1831

Americus

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Talbot 

1827

Talbotton

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Taliaferro

1825

Crawfordville

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Tattnall 

1801

Reidsville

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Taylor 

1852

Butler

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Telfair

1807

McRae

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Terrell

1856

Dawson

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Thomas

1825

Thomasville

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Tift 

1905

Tifton

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Toombs

1905

Lyons

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Towns

1856

Hiawassee

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Treutlen 

1917

Soperton

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Troup

1826

LaGrange

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Turner

1905

Ashburn

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Twiggs

1809

Jeffersonville

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Union

1832

Blairsville

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Upson

1824

Thomaston

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Walker

1833

LaFayette

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Walton 

1818

Monroe

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Ware 

1824

Waycross

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Warren 

1793

Warrenton

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Washington

1784

Sandersville

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Wayne

1803

Jesup

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Webster
Originally known as Kinchafoonee County

1856

Preston

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Wheeler

1912

Alamo

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White

1857

Cleveland

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Whitfield

1851

Dalton

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Wilcox

1857

Abbeville

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Wilkes

1777

Washington

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Wilkinson

1803

Irwinton

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Worth

1853

Sylvester

Sheila Massie
 

Defunct Counties/Parishes

St. George

 

dissolved 1777

St. Mary's

 

dissolved 1777

St. Thomas

 

dissolved 1777

St. Phillip

 

dissolved 1777

Christ Church

 

dissolved 1777

St. David

 

dissolved 1777

St. Matthews

 

dissolved 1777

St. Andrew

 

dissolved 1777

St. James

 

dissolved 1777

St. Johns

 

dissolved 1777

St. Paul Parish

 

dissolved 1777

Campbell County

1828-1932

Formed from Carroll and Coweta Counties, was merged into Fulton County in 1932.

Milton County

1857-1932

Formed from Cobb County, was merged into Fulton County in 1932

Walton County

 

Lies in present-day North Carolina. GA ceded the territory to NC in 1811 after "The Walton War"

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