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  Gordon County Online - Front Page
Gordon County is one of Georgia's 159 counties and is rich in natural and historic resources.
Gordon County and its environs possesses a vast array of quality-of-life resources including civil war historic sites, state parks, quality health care, excellent public and higher educational opportunities, a cultural arts center, a regional outlet mall, and the nearby fast pace urban life of Georgia's capital city of Atlanta.
Gordon County, working with map developers, and the county’s GIS and IT departments can say the number of unaccounted-for sex offenders in Gordon County is zero.
www.gordoncounty.org   (285 words)

  Destinations and Attractions: Travel Guide for Gordon County, Georgia
Gordon County, located in northwestern Georgia, is the site of the last capital of the Cherokee Nation before removal by white settlers on the Trail of Tears.
The county was named in honor of the first president of the Georgia Central Railroad, William Washington Gordon.
Also, Gordon County is home of several carpet outlets and people travel from miles around to take advantage of the savings found in these centers.
nhnh.essortment.com /gordoncountyge_rasu.htm   (360 words)

  New Georgia Encyclopedia: Gordon County
Gordon County, in the Ridge and Valley section of northwest Georgia, is the only county along the Interstate 75 corridor that is not part of a metropolitan statistical area.
Gordon County was established in 1850 and named for General William Washington Gordon, a state senator and the first president of the Central of Georgia Railway.
A noted resident of Gordon County was the tenor Roland Hayes (1887-1976), born to former slaves on a farm near Curryville.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-1263   (801 words)

 GeorgiaInfo - Carl Vinson Institute of Government
Gordon County was created on Feb. 13, 1850 by an act of the General Assembly (Ga. Laws 1849-50, p.
Georgia's 94th county was named for William Washington Gordon (1796-1842), the first Georgian to graduate from West Point and first president of the Central of Georgia Railroad.
The act creating Gordon County provided that an election of county officers would be held on the first Monday in February 1851, after which the new justices of inferior court would be authorized to select a site for the county seat, purchase land, and contract for construction of county buildings.
www.cviog.uga.edu /Projects/gainfo/courthouses/gordonCH.htm   (710 words)

 John B. Gordon, Georgia governor, Confederate General, Senator
Gordon's wife showed that she was made of similar stuff when she rushed out into the street at Winchester to urge Gordon's retreating troops to go back and face the enemy.
Gordon labored mightily to get Federal troops removed and home rule restored in the last two Southern states so burdened, Louisiana and South Carolina, and he received much of the credit for the "redemption" of these states via the Democrats agreeing to the elevation of Hayes to the presidency in exchange for their redemption.
Gordon's opposition to this movement was based on his belief that the formation of a third party would lead to the victory of the Republican Party, a party, he said was "conceived in passion, born of fanaticism and baptized in blood".
ngeorgia.com /people/gordon.html   (3285 words)

Gordon County's original 1850 boundaries were changed many times between 1852 and 1877, during which time the legislature transferred portions of Cass (Bartow), Floyd, Murray, Pickens, and Walker counties to Gordon County, while transferring land from Gordon to Floyd and Murray counties.
Georgia's 94th county was named for William Washington Gordon (1796-1842), the first Georgian to graduate from West Point and first president of the Central of Georgia Railroad.
GORDON, a new county in the NW part of Georgia is traversed by the Oostenaula river, a branch of the Coosa, and also drained by Pine Log and other creeks.
www.usgennet.org /usa/ga/county/gordon   (459 words)

 CVTC Gordon County Campus
Erected in 1997, the Gordon County Campus of CVTC, located in Calhoun, Georgia, serves all of Gordon County and the surrounding areas.
In 1999, the Gordon County Campus established a brand new, state of the art Industrial and Manufacturing Technology Center to educate students in a realistic machine and industrial setting.
A Unit of the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education (DTAE)
www.coosavalleytech.edu /about_us/gcc.html   (215 words)

 Pickens County, Georgia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the county the population was spread out with 23.60% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 25.80% from 45 to 64, and 13.20% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $41,387, and the median income for a family was $47,123.
Counties: Fulton • Gwinnett • DeKalb Cobb Clayton Cherokee • Henry • Forsyth Douglas • Paulding • Coweta Carroll Fayette Bartow Newton • Rockdale • Walton • Spalding Barrow
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pickens_County,_Georgia   (557 words)

 Gordon County, Calhoun Georgia, Discrimination in Family Court - 5050 Parents
Gordon County, Calhoun Georgia, Discrimination in Family Court - 5050 Parents
It has taken place in Calhoun, Georgia, which is located in Gordon County.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
www.5050parents.com /mycase_main001.htm   (903 words)

 Gordon County, Georgia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Even while Cherokees remained on their homeland, the General Assembly enacted legislation in December 1830 that provided for surveying the Cherokee Nation in Georgia and dividing it into sections, districts, and land lots.
An act of December 3, 1832 divided the Cherokee lands into ten new counties -- Cass (later renamed Bartow), Cherokee, Cobb, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union.
Since then, the Gordon County Teenage Republicans have played an important role in local politics, currently the largest teenage republican group in the state of Georgia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gordon_County,_Georgia   (848 words)

 Augusta Ga Real Estate - Augusta Georgia Real Estate - Columbia County Real Estate - Martinez - Evans - Homes
For example, on a home you purchase for $200,000, your rebate would be up to $2000.
The areas we serve are Columbia County, Martinez, Evans, Grovetown, Harlem, Appling, Georgia, Richmond County, Augusta, Hephzibah, Fort Gordon, Georgia, and North Augusta, South Carolina.
We are Full Service Realtors and use the same MLS (Multiple Listing Service) as all other Realtors in the Augusta, Georgia and Columbia County areas.
www.augusta-real-estate.com   (610 words)

 Georgia Blue - Bluegrass Band - Calhoun, GA - Gordon County, Georgia
Let Georgia Blue be your choice for the perfect Bluegrass Band at your private party, corporate event, or special occasion in Calhoun, Georgia.
Excellent violin was provided by Danny Taylor, who played on Georgia Blue’s first two albums “Live at Arts in Hartwell” and “Seeds of Revolution.” Danny injured his arm in late 2005 and had to curtail most of his playing, including most of his violin students.
Lamar played with “Georgia Blue” at their final performance at “Lizzi’s” in Calhoun and recorded with them as they completed their latest album, “Children of the Wind.” Their performance at “Jamboree by the Lake” in Winchester, TN on May 5th brought them attention from a number of DJs from places like Canada and New Zealand.
www.gigmasters.com /country/GeorgiaBlue   (840 words)

 Gordon County, GA News
Cotter family Excepts from Evan's 'History of Georgia,' page 228: 'In December 1835, a treaty was made with the Indians at New Echota, a place in Gordon County, not far from the town of Calhoun.
A 19-year-old Marine from Gordon County was killed last week in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday.
Five Gordon County gymnasts recently achieved AAU state honors in the Atlanta area.
www.topix.net /county/gordon-ga?scoring=d   (621 words)

 Gordon County, Georgia GA, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
The county is in the Calhoun metro area.
This was an increase of 11.28% from the 2000 census.
Gordon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=7967   (626 words)

 The Gordon County Confederate Army Units Page
Gordon, Floyd, Cherokee, Bartow, Walker and Paulding Counties.
Gordon, Whitfield, Murray, and Floyd Counties in 1862.
Gordon, Walker, and Whitfield Counties Dec. 1, 1862.
www.geocities.com /CapitolHill/Congress/8754   (42 words)

 Operation Migration - Photo Journal - Photo Journal - Gordon County, Georgia to Terrell County, Georgia.
Joe snapped these shots during his flight from Gordon County to Pike County, Georgia.
The cranes were escorted through the woods and to this pond to play out of view of the crew setting up the overnight crane pen.
Below: Joe Duff snapped these shots of Richard with 12 cranes on their flight from Pike County to Terrell County, Georgia.
www.operationmigration.org /Dec9th2005Photos.htm   (119 words)

 Gordon County, Georgia houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gordon County is $449 a month.
Gordon County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Georgia state average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 9 fatalities and 77 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
www.city-data.com /county/Gordon_County-GA.html   (534 words)

 Gordon County, Georgia Genealogical Records Information
Which includes Gordon County, Georgia County Records, Gordon County, Georgia History, Gordon County, Georgia Facts, Gordon County, Georgia Genealogical Addresses and websites related to Gordon County, Georgia Genealogy in general.
Bartow (Cass) and Floyd Counties in 1850 and Floyd and Murray Counties in 1852
Even while Cherokees remained on their homeland, the Georgia General Assembly enacted legislation in Dec. 1830 that provided for surveying the Cherokee Nation in Georgia and dividing it into sections, districts, and land lots.
www.mygeorgiagenealogy.com /ga_county/go.htm   (1144 words)

 Benjamin Franklin Conaway & Helena McKenzie Walker
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN CONAWAY was a farmer in Calhoun, Gordon County, Georgia.
Four of their children came to Texas, but the youngest daughter remained in Georgia where she also died of Tuberculosis.
The boys of Warren County, who were enlisting in the second company from the county, met under the oak tree in the corner of the Methodist Church yard, next to the home of Col. E.
pages.prodigy.net /blankenstein/BenjaminFConaway.htm   (569 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Gordon County, Ga.
For convenient presentation of this material, the site includes a page for each of the more than 3,000 counties in the U.S., as well as for various U.S. and foreign territories and countries.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
The intent is to locate places according to current county names and boundaries.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/GA/GO.html   (501 words)

 Floyd County, Georgia
Among the counties hardest hit are Floyd, Walker, Catoosa, Gordon, Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Dekalb, Clarke, Barrow and Elbert County.
Following the establishment of this northwest Georgia county, Floyd was a leader of the invasion of the Cherokee Nation.
All of the photographs, graphics and text on Our Georgia History (http://ourgeorgiahistory.com) are © Copyright 2001-2006 by Golden Ink unless otherwise noted.
ourgeorgiahistory.com /chronpop/134   (163 words)

 Gordon County, Georgia QuickLinks from the US Census Bureau
Population by Race and Hispanic or Latino origin: Georgia counties, Places in Georgia
Historical population counts, 1900 to 1990, for all counties in Georgia
Summary statistics for Georgia counties by NAICS (North American Industry Classification System): 2002
quickfacts.census.gov /qfd/states/13/13129lk.html   (248 words)

 Gordon County
Nestled in the foothills of North Georgia you'll find Calhoun, a unique community that is perfect get-away...
United Way of Gordon County is a health and human services organization with 19 non-profit, community-based member organizations serving over 17,000 people per year.
All of the photographs, graphics and text on Roadside Georgia (http://roadsidegeorgia.com) are © Copyright 1994-2006 by Golden Ink unless otherwise noted.
www.roadsidegeorgia.com /links/places/county/gordon   (163 words)

 georgia.gov - Gordon County
Gordon County was created in 1850 from parts of Floyd and Bartow counties.
The 93rd county formed in the state was named after William Washington Gordon, who was president of what was then the Central Railroad and Banking Company and later became the Central of Georgia Railroad.
Calhoun was virtually wiped out by Sherman's troops little more than a decade after being incorporated in 1852 but was rebuilt after the war.
gordoncounty.georgia.gov   (79 words)

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