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  Jones County, Georgia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jones County is a county located in the state of Georgia.
In the county the population is spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 30.60% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 10.30% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $43,301, and the median income for a family is $48,966.
www.bonneylake.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Jones_County,_Georgia   (402 words)

  
 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Jones County
Jones County's fertile soil made it prime cotton land in the nineteenth century, as well as a center for peach and pepper production for much of the twentieth century.
With the opening of Indian lands west of the Ocmulgee River, the flood of settlers rushed on, and Macon, in Bibb County, became the population center of central Georgia.
Jones County continues to grow, with a population of 23,639 (75 percent white, 23.3 percent fl, and less than 1 percent Hispanic), according to the 2000 U.S. census.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2356   (1012 words)

  
 Jones County Chamber of Commerce
Jones County, in Middle Georgia, is such a place, offering businesses, families, and retirees an endearing and affordable lifestyle.
The Courthouse is located in the center of Gray near the Jones County Civic Center, which houses the Chamber of Commerce and the Development Authority as well as the Keep Jones Beautiful office.
Jones County is a growing small town that is fighting to keep the best of "small townism" while it works toward meeting the challenges of the future.
www.jonescounty.org   (342 words)

  
 georgia.gov - Jones County
Jones County, the 30th county formed in Georgia, was created in 1807.
Originally part of Baldwin County, it was named for James Jones, an early Georgia Congressman and a member of the State Constitutional Convention of 1798.
Clinton, established in 1809, was a center for New England settlers whose influence is reflected in the architecture of the town.
jonescounty.georgia.gov   (108 words)

  
 Jones County News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jones County Board of Education members opened the door at their last meeting for a possible name change for the new middle school due to be completed next month.
The final phase of the process for the designation of a scenic byway in Jones County is underway, and an important meeting for the projects is scheduled for next week.
The Jones County/Gray Chamber of Commerce and The Jones County News were the initial sponsors of the event, but the Jones County Farm Bureau and the Home Builders Association of Greater Gray and Jones County joined the venture.
www.jcnews.com   (328 words)

  
 Georgia Division of Public Health | Counties | Jones County
Jones County had 7 licensed nursing home beds per 100 persons in 1999, compared with the state average of 5.5 per 100 persons.
In 1999, the number of physicians in the county per 10,000 persons was 2.6, compared to the state average of 19.3.
Jones County was the site of the first iron foundry in Georgia, founded in 1820 by Samuel Griswold from Connecticut.
health.state.ga.us /regional/jones/index.asp   (204 words)

  
 Jones County Georgia 1860 slaveholders and 1870 African Americans
It is possible to locate a free person on the Jones County, Georgia census for 1860 and not know whether that person was also listed as a slaveholder on the slave census, because published indexes almost always do not include the slave census.
The term "County" is used to describe the main subdivisions of the State by which the census was enumerated.
In Georgia in 1860 there were 482 farms of 1,000 acres or more, the largest size category enumerated in the census, and another 1,359 farms of 500-999 acres.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~ajac/gajones.htm   (1380 words)

  
 Climate On The County Jones Georgia -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The 54th county formed in Georgia, created in 1822 from part of Houston County, was Bibb.
GEORGIA, a southern state of the United States of America, one of the thirteen original states, situated between 30 31' 39 and 35 N., and between 81 and 85 53' 38" W. It is bounded N. by Tennessee and North Carolina, E. Clarkesville, Habersham county, Cartersville Bartow county and Buchanan, Haralson county...
County and of being deprived of their power and position in government.
climate.fmqg.com /index.php?k=climate-on-the-county-jones-georgia   (1058 words)

  
 Jones County, Georgia GA, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Jones County, GA Jones County is one of 159 counties in Georgia.
The county is in the Macon metro area.
This was an increase of 10.98% from the 2000 census.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=8027   (376 words)

  
 Jones County Georgia Genealogy
James Jones, who was born in 1769 in Maryland, but came to Georgia as a boy in the care of his uncle, Col. Marbury.
Jones Co was formed by an act of the Legislature December 10, 1807 from original Baldwin County which was formed May 11, 1803.
Jones County was laid out in 1807; part added from Putnam in 1810; a five mile slice given to Bibb in 1822, and since then county boundaries have remained stationary.
www.rootsweb.com /~gajones   (386 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Baldwin County, Ga.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Representative from Georgia in the Confederate Congress, 1862-64.
Georgia state senate, 1959-92; defeated in primary, 1992.
Georgia state house of representatives, 1840; died in office 1840.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/GA/BD.html   (856 words)

  
 Bulloch County Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bulloch County Correctional Institute is a Level II minimum-security facility that houses approximately 132 low-security, long-term state prisoners and 28 county prisoners (misdemeanors).
Bulloch County Sheriff's Office is primarily responsible for maintaining law enforcement in the rural areas of Bulloch County.
Bulloch County is one of approximately 20 counties in the State of Georgia with a full-time Solicitor-General.
www.bullochcounty.net /departments.htm   (1029 words)

  
 Balkcom, Baldwin, Brannon, Galloway, Murphy, Mathews, Preston, Clark, and Associated Families - Person Page 63
AL Dale Co Census 1870; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA, Nancy was living with 19 year old J.T. Matthews (assume this is her son) and M.E. Lisenby (assume this is her daughter Mary E. who is listed as 17) and her husband Joshua Lisenby aged 18.
Elizabeth (?); Dale County, Alabama, USA, Living close together in the 1860 census were families of Elizabeth Baldwin, widowed, son W. Baldwin, son John C. Baldwin, James and Elizabeth Preston, their daughter Nancy Mathews, widowed, and children, and James M. Mathews.
Georgia, USA, Jane is listed as 14 and born in Georgia in the 1850 census.
www.pbalkcom.com /gwb/Balkcom-p/p63.htm   (2021 words)

  
 Jones County Courthouse
When the county seat moved to Gray the current courthouse was built in 1905.
County History: Jones County was created Baldwin County on Dec. 10, 1807 by an act of the General Assembly (Ga. Laws 1807, p.
Jones served in the U.S. House from 1799 until his death two years later.
www.cviog.uga.edu /Projects/gainfo/courthouses/jonesCH.htm   (214 words)

  
 Baldwin County Georgia American History & Genealogy Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Second (1807) Lottery of Georgia, Act of Legislature was passed on June 26, 1806.
Five new counties were made out of parts of Baldwin and Wilkinson: Morgan, Randolph (later to become Jasper (County), Jones, Putnam, and Telfair.
Milledgeville, named after John Milledge, was the state capital of Georgia from 1807 to 1868 and incorporated as a city in 1836.
www.usgennet.org /usa/ga/county/baldwin   (249 words)

  
 Pierce County, Georgia
The Pierce County Flag was created by John Charles Bryant, Adopted in 1976.Pierce County, Georgia was created in 1857.The parent counties from which Pierce County was organized from were Appling and Ware.
The first U.S. Census for this county was begun June 1, 1860, and finished June 27, 1860.
This census showed a population of 1,973, Blackshear's portion of these being 319.In 1870, Pierce County had a population of 2,778, of which 490 were living in Blackshear.
bellsouthpwp.net /r/s/rskhdr/Pierce   (394 words)

  
 Hart County, Georgia
The county was named for Nancy Hart, an early settler and a Revolutionary heroine who served as a rebel spy and killed five Tories who threatened her home.
Hart County is bordered on the north and west by Lake Hartwell, on the south by Elbert County, and on the west by Madison and Franklin Counties.
The 37th Regiment Georgia Infantry was formed partly by consolidation of the 3rd and 9th Battalions of Georgia Infantry.
www.geocities.com /RainForest/9478/hartcoga.html   (887 words)

  
 Peach County, Georgia - Home
Co-sponsored by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) and The University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government, the program enhances local governments' ability to provide public services responsibly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.
The Peach County Board of Commissioners announces that as of October 1, 2005, the county will no longer provide no charge garbage pickup service to the citizens in the unincorporated areas of the County.
These fees are then refunded to the county government for distribution to the homeowners with the purpose of providing services for citizens in the unincorporated area only.
www.peachcounty.net   (562 words)

  
 Jones County, Georgia Cemeteries
Jacob Hutchings was born a slave in Virginia in March of 1831 and was sold in 1842 to Alfred George in Jones County.
He cut much of the stone that is visible today in Clinton as well as the stone that is seen around the grounds of the current Jones County Courthouse.
The stone around the Courthouse was originally the county jail which was located in Clinton until it was destroyed during The War Between the States.
www.friendsofcems.org /Jones/AboutJonesCem.htm   (740 words)

  
 Balkcom, Baldwin, Brannon, Galloway, Murphy, Mathews, Preston, Clark, and Associated Families - Person Page 16
Rose Ann Brannon; Henry County, Alabama, USA, Census of 1900 verifies that 1865 is the year of marriage.
GA Jones Co Census 1850; Divison 47, hh 214, Jones County, Georgia, USA, 35 years old, born in NC, and living with him are Ichabod (78 NC), Nancy (65 NC), Jackson Sharpe 20, laborer born in GA; William, 20; and George 14, both GA.
Twiggs County, Georgia, USA, Confederate ArmyHe enlisted as a Private and served as a Musician in Georgia Enlisted C Co. 4th Inf Reg.
www.pbalkcom.com /gwb/Balkcom-p/p16.htm   (2075 words)

  
 Cyndi's List - U.S. - Georgia - Localities
List of Lottery winners from Baldwin County, Georgia, showing the lots they were awarded in Cherokee County.
Serves the counties of Bleckley, Dodge, Laurens, Montgomery, Pulaski, Telfair, Twiggs & Wheeler in South Central Georgia.
Georgia counties include: Charlton, Brantley & Pierce and (one in Echols Co).
www.cyndislist.com /ga-local.htm   (772 words)

  
 Jones County, Georgia Genealogy and History: American History and Genealogy Project
Jones County, originally part of Baldwin County, was created 10 December 1807.
The 30th county formed in Georgia was named for James Jones of Savannah.
It was a center for New England settlers whose influence is reflected in the architecture of the town, where the houses stand close to the street.
gagen.i-found-it.net /jones.html   (703 words)

  
 57th Georgia Volunteer Infantry
Stafford died in Ware County Georgia on 18 November 1902 at the age of 73.
Georgia Regiment was organized between May-June 1862 and soon thereafter went to Chattanooga, Tennessee, serving with the Department of East Tennessee.
Georgia Regiment should be sent on duty in presence of the enemy, say at Charleston or some other point, and another regiment sent here to replace it.
www.nwinfo.net /~jagriffin/57th.htm   (10067 words)

  
 Bibb County, Georgia History and Genealogy: American History and Genealogy Project: Macon Vital Records, Cemeteries
In 1816, he was appointed governor of the Territory of Alabama and became the first elected governor of that state.
Two notable Georgians from Bibb County are Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881), poet, author, and musician, and the late Otis Redding, famous for "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay."
Georgia poet Sidney Lanier was married there in 1867.
gagen.i-found-it.net /bibb.html   (1369 words)

  
 Burke County Georgia 1860 slaveholders and 1870 African Americans
It is possible to locate a free person on the Burke County, Georgia census for 1860 and not know whether that person was also listed as a slaveholder on the slave census, because published indexes almost always do not include the slave census.
Those who have found a free ancestor on the 1860 Burke County, Georgia census can check this list to learn if their ancestor was one of the larger slaveholders in the County.
The rest of the slaves in the County were held by a total of 633 slaveholders, and those slaveholders have not been included here.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~ajac/gaburke.htm   (2066 words)

  
 Wilkinson County Georgia Genealogy
Wilkinson County, in central Georgia east of Macon was one of the Original counties.
It was part of the Creek Indian Lands distributed in the 1805 and 1807 Land Lotteries.
The county seat, Irwinton, was named for Governor Jared Irwin.
hometown.aol.com /johnstien/Wilkinso/gawilkin.html   (224 words)

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