1850 Counties of  Georgia

County Description Area in sq miles Courts held at Pop in 1850
         
Appling southeast part, on south side Oemulgee & Altamaha rivers not listed Holmesville 2,949
Baker in southwest part, water by Flint river 1350 Newton 8,120
Baldwin in central part, crossed by Ocnee river 810 Milledgeville 8,148
Bibb central part, crossed by Ocmulgee river 450 Macon 12,699
Bryan southeast boundary, Ocmulgee river on northeast & Atlantic ocean on southeast side, drained by Connouchee river 480 Bryan courthouse 3,424
Bullock eastern part, bewtween Ogechee and Cannouchee rivers 540 Statesborough 4,300
Burke northeast boundary, on southwest side of Savannah river 690 Waynesborough 16,100
Butts central part, western side of Ocmulgee river 420 Jackson 6,488
Camden southeast part, north side of St Mary's river & separated from ocean by Cumberland island 700 Jeffersonton 6,319
Campbell western part, crossed by Chattahoochee river 300 Campbellton 7,232
Carroll western boundary, northwest side of Chattahoochee river 800 Carrolton 9,357
Cass northwest corner, crossed by Etowah & Oostanaula rivers 600 Cassville 13,300
Chatham eastern angle on the Atlantic ocean, between Ogeechee & Savannah rivers 405 Savannah 23,901
Chattooga werstern boundry 300 Summerville 6,815
Cherokee northern part, crossed by Etowah river 620 Canton 12,800
Clark northeast part, water by branches of Oconee river 414 Athens 11,119
Cobb northwest part, on NW side of Chattahoochie river 480 Marietta 13,843
Columbia northeast boundary, on southwest side of Savannah river 600 Applington 11,961
Coweta western part, southeast die of Chattahoochee river 532 Newman 13,635
Crawford west part, Flint river on southwest 360 Knoxville 8,984
Dade northwest corner 225 Trenton 2,680
Decatur southwest corner, Chattahoochee river on west & crossed by the main branch of Flint river 1675 Bainbridge 8,262
De Kalb northwest part, Chattahoochee river on northwest 360 Decatur 14, 328
Dooley southeast part, Flint river on the west 1600 Vienna 8,361
Early southwestern part, Chattahoochee river on west 1280 Blakely 7,246
Effingham eastern boundary, southwest of Savannah river 396 Springfield 3,864
Elbert northeastern part, Savannah river on northwest 560 Elberton 12,959
Emanuel eastern part 1100 Swainsborough 4,577
Fayette western part 545 Fayetteville 8,709
Floyd western boundary, crossed by Coosa river 460 Rowe 8,205
Forsyth northern part, Chattahoochee river on southeast 290 Cumming 8,850
Franklin northeast boundary 680 Carnesville 11,513
Gilmer northern boundary 680 Ellijay 4,933
Glynn south eastern boundary, Atlantic ocean on southeast, Altamaha river on northeast 625 Brunswick 4,933
Gordon no description blank Fair Mount 5,984
Greene northeast part, Oconee river on west side 504 Greensborough 13,068
Gwinnett northern part, Chattahoochee river on northwest 648 Lawrenceville 11,257
Habersham northeast boundary, crossed by Chattahoochee river, eastern part crossed by Blue Ridge 760 Clarksville 8,895
Hall northeastern part, crossed by Chattahoochee river 525 Gainesville 8,713
Hancock eastern part, Oconce river on west, Ogeechee river on east 600 Sparta 11,578
Harris western boundary, Chattahoochee river on west 410 Hamilton 14,721
Heard western boundary, crossed by Chattahoochee river 175 Franklin 6,923
Henry western part, Ocmulgee river on northeast 594 McDonough 14,726
Houston southern part, Ocmulgee river on northeast 510 Perry 16,450
Irwin southern part, Ocmulgee river on northeast 2079 Irwinville 3,334
Jackson north eastern part 432 Jefferson 9,768
Jasper central part, Ocumlgee river on southwest 480 Monticello 11,486
Jefferson eastern part, crossed by Ogechee river 660 Louisville 9,131
Jones central part, Ocmulgee river on west 360 Clinton 10,224
Laurens toward southeastern part, crossed by Oconee river 780 Dublin 6,422
Lee southwest part, Flint river on east 600 Starkville 6,660
Liberty southeast boundary, Altamaha river on southwest, Atlantic ocean southeast 660 Hinesville 7,926
Lincoln north eastern boundary, Savannah river on northeast 220 Lincolnton 5,988
Lowndes southern boundary 2080 Troupsville 8,351
Lumpkin northern part 700 Dahlonega 8,954
Macon toward south west, crossed by Flint river 420 Lanier 7,052
Madison northeastern part 250 Danielsville 5,703
Marion west part 330 Tazewell 10,208
McIntosh southeast boundary, Atlantic on the southeast, Altamaha river on southwest 600 Darien 6,028
Merriwether western part 400 Greenville 16,476
Monroe central part, Ocumlgee river on east 370 Forsyth 16,985
Montgomery towards southeast, crossed by Oconee river 1100 Mount Vernon 2,154
Morgan central part, Altamaha river on east 320 Madison 10,774
Murray northern boundary 650 Spring Place 14,133
Muscogee western boundary 410 Columbus 18,578
Newton central part 460 Covington 13,296
Oglethorpe north eastern part 490 Lexington 12,259
Pike toward west part 470 Zebuion 14,306
Pulaski toward southern part, crossed by Ocmulgee river 680 Hawkinsville 6,627
Putnam central part, Oconee river on east 340 Eatonton 10,794
Rabun north boundary 330 Clayton 1,023
Randolph West boundary, Chattahoochee river on west 620 Cuthbert 12,868
Richmond northeastern part, Savannah river on northeast 384 Augusta 16,246
Scriven on north eastern boundary, Savannah river on northeast 748 Jacksonborough & Sylvania 6,847
Stewart on western boundary, Chattahoochee river on west 682 Lumpkin 16,027
Sumter on southwestern part, Flint river on east 675 Americus 10,322
Talbot in western part, Flint river on northeast 4000 Talbotton 16,534
Taliaferro eastern part 130 Crawfordsville 5,146
Telfair southern part, crossed by Ocmulgee river 950 Jacksonville 3,026
Thomas on south boundary 1089 Thomasville 10,103
Troup west boundary, crossed by Chattahoochee river 430 La Grange 16,879
Twiggs central part, Ocmulgee river on southwest 410 Marion 8,179
Union on northern boundary 600 Blairsville 7,234
Upson west part, Flint river on southwest 225 Thomaston 9,424
Walker on north & west boundary 700 Lafayette 13,109
Walton toward northern part 320 Monroe 10,821
Ware on southern boundary, crossed by Santilla river, partly cover by Okefinoke swamp 3440 Waresborough 3,888
Warren east part 560 Warrenton 12,425
Washington toward east part, Oconee river on southwest 760 Sandersville 11,766
Wayne southeast part, Altamaha rivewr on north 900 Wayne Court House 1,499
Wilkes in north eastern part 550 Washington 12,107
Wilkinson central part, Oconee river on northeast not listed Irwinton 8,212

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