Lamar County, Georgia
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The Georgia General Assembly proposed the constitutional amendment to create the county on August 17, 1920, and the citizens of the state voted in favor of the amendment on November 2, 1920.

The county seat is Barnesville, Georgia.

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Neighboring Counties

Butts County, northeast 

Monroe County Georgia - east

Upson County, Georgia - southwest

Pike County, Georgia - west

Spalding County, Georgia - northwest


Cities and towns

Aldora / Barnesville / Milner

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Website Updates:

March 2014: County Officers 1923-24
List of Known Newspapers of Lamar County
October 2013: List of Schools
September 2013: Bio: JOHNSTON - Transcribed by Dena Whitesell
Aug 2013: Vietnam War Casualties
June 2013: WW2 Honor List for Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Force - transcribed  by Peggy Thompson
April 2012: Obit for Col. W. S. Whitaker
Jan 2011 History, Bio for BARNES; List of Cemeteries, A couple listings for Greenwood Cemetery
Jan 2010: Deaths 1930 to 1940, Obits, News Article;

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