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It was named for the native Muscogee
or Creek people. Parts of the then-large county (which went all the way
east to the Flint River) were later taken to create every other
neighboring Georgia county, including Harris County to the north in
Its county seat and only
city is Columbus, Georgia, with which it has been a consolidated
city-county since the beginning of 1971. The only other city was Bibb
City, which disincorporated in December 2000. Fort Benning takes up the
remainder of the county. The Chattahoochee River forms its western
border with Alabama.
land for Lee, Muscogee, Troup, Coweta, and Carroll counties was ceded by
the Creek people in the 1825 Treaty of Indian Springs. The counties'
boundaries were created by the Georgia General Assembly on June 9, but
they were not named until December 14 of 1826.
Harris County (north)
Chattahoochee County (south)
Lee County, Alabama (west)
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