History of Peach County, Georgia.
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Published by Cherokee Pub. Co.; [distributed by Mrs. W. C. Nichols, Fort Valley, Ga.] in Atlanta .
Written in English



  • Peach County (Ga.)


  • Peach County (Ga.) -- History.

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LC ClassificationsF292.P4 D38
The Physical Object
Pagination591 p.
Number of Pages591
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5308028M
LC Control Number72091463

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Print book: English: Rev. edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Peach County (Ga.) -- History. Peach County (Ga.) -- Genealogy. Georgia -- Peach County. More like this: Similar Items. Peach County vital records can be found at the Georgia Department of Health which has copies for copies of birth and death records since Jan , copies of marriage since June 9, to and a Divorce records index since June 9, There is a fee for each copy requested. Peach County GA Histories and Genealogies. USA (1,,) > Georgia (33,) > Peach County () > Peach County Histories and Genealogies (3). USA (1,,) > Georgia (33,) > Georgia Histories and Genealogies () > Peach County Histories and Genealogies (3). Note: This page primarily lists records kept at the county level. Statewide collections are found on the Georgia . History Peach County was created from parts of Houston and Macon Counties in and was named for the area's abundant peach crop. Prior to the area had been a part of the vast hunting grounds of the Creek Nation.

Peach County opened for business on Jan. 1, , and the first commissioners were elected on Jan. 7, Fort Valley was established as a trading post by James Abbington Everett in the early s and incorporated as a city in Interestingly, the origin of thecity's name is unclear. Peach County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the census, the population Its county seat is Fort Valley. Founded in , it is the state's newest county, taken from Houston and Macon counties on July 8 of that year. Buy History of Peach County, Georgia by Treutlen Chapter Dar (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Treutlen Chapter Dar. Digital images of county wills, estates, marriages and Probate Records in the State of Georgia.

Maps and text covering the historical boundaries, names, organization, and attachments of every county, extinct county and unsuccessful county proposal from the creation of the first county through Decem For help with the interactive maps, see our Using the Atlas page.   Yet, as historian William Thomas Okie writes in his book The Georgia Peach, the fruit may be sweet but the industry in the South was formed on .   That campaign was surprisingly bitter, but Fort Valley got its county—the st and last county in Georgia—and, through the festivals, helped to consolidate the iconography of the Georgia peach.   Georgia was the first of 10 states to vote against ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. Even after it became federal law on Aug , Georgia .