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  Telfair County, Georgia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Telfair County is a county located in the state of Georgia.
In the county the population is spread out with 22.50% under the age of 18, 10.30% from 18 to 24, 30.10% from 25 to 44, 22.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $26,097, and the median income for a family is $32,513.
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 Telfair County, Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Telfair County is a county located in the U. Telfair County is a county located in the U.S. State of Georgia.
As of the census of 2000, there are 11,794 people, 4,140 households, and 2,873 families residing in the county.
The racial makeup of the county is 59.71% White, 38.44% African American, 0.03% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.16% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races.
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 georgia.gov - Telfair County
Telfair County, the 35th county formed in Georgia, was created in 1807.
The county was named for Governor Edward Telfair, who came to Savannah from Scotland in 1766, eventually serving in the Continental Congress and as governor of Georgia.
The county was primarily settled by Scottish Presbyterians from the Carolinas.
telfaircounty.georgia.gov   (85 words)

 Telfair County Courthouse
Georgia's 35th county was named for former governor and congressman Edward Telfair (1735-1807).
An act of Dec. 13, 1811 directed that the Telfair County courthouse and other public buildings be built on land lot 79 in the 8th district on the Ocmulgee River on land purchased from Jesse Wiggins, Jr.
After the southern half of Telfair County was transferred to newly created Coffee County in 1854, the county seat of Jacksonville no longer was in the center of the county.
www.cviog.uga.edu /Projects/gainfo/courthouses/telfairCH.htm   (1435 words)

 47th Georgia Volunteer Infantry
Was born on 4 January 1825 in Georgia, the son of Jonas Byrd and Rebecca Turner.
She was born on 15 March 1844 in Ware County, Georgia and died in Coffee County, Georgia on 10 June 1930.
In the spring of 1865 it was consolidated with the Forty-sixth Georgia and Bonaud's battalion, and was engaged in the campaign of the Carolinas under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, surrendering with him near Goldsboro.
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 Georgia Counties - Telfair County - Community Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
At the intersection of five state highways in the county is what is known as "Liberty Square," where the county has its own replica of the Statue of Liberty.
The world record for the largest large-mouth bass ever caught is held by George Perry of Telfair County, who caught a fish that weighed 22 pounds, 4 ounces in 1932.
This 265-acre lake with a beach situated in a 1,397-acre park is a main attraction in the county along with the 18-hole golf course and lodge.
georgiamagazine.com /counties/telfair/community_profile.htm   (297 words)

 Telfair Georgia Farm Land and Acreage|All-Star Realty|Pasture, Hardwoods, Pine, Pond, Hunting, Walt Thigpen
73.36 acres Telfair County, Georgia farm land and acreage with pasture, mature timber consisting of hardwoods and pine, a pond and a home.
Telfair County, Georgia farms, timberland and land for hunting, farming, tree farming, timber, plantation pines, recreation, home sites, cultivation, pasture, horses, cattle, investment and retirement.
Telfair has a county population density of approximately 17 persons per sq.
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 Telfair County Library - McRae, Georgia
The Telfair County Library Board was formed in 1943 and the P.T.A. was relieved of sponsorship.
Wilcox, Pulaski, and Wheeler counties are now part of this union and a bookmobile serves the area.
In 1986, a special grant was obtained through the Georgia State Library Adminstration with the state to fund 90% and the county 10% for a new building.
www.orls.org /telfair.htm   (342 words)

 Georgia Division of Public Health | Counties | Telfair County
Telfair County had 18.9 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 5.2, compared to the state average of 19.3.
The county was named for Governor Edward Telfair, who came to Savannah from Scotland in 1766.
health.state.ga.us /regional/telfair/index.asp   (193 words)

 Telfair County Chamber of Commerce - Economic Development
We are proud to present Telfair County, Georgia for consideration as a possible industrial or retail site.
- Telfair County is centrally located in the state of Georgia, strategically positioned between two interstates and located on US 341, currently being four-laned.
Additionally, 27% of our citizens commute outside the county each day to work; they would naturally prefer to work at home.
www.telfairco.com /economicdevelopment   (263 words)

 Telfair County, Georgia GA, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Telfair County, GA Telfair County is one of 159 counties in Georgia.
This was an increase of 9.49% from the 2000 census.
Telfair County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election.
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 Herman Talmadge -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Supporters of Eugene Talmadge were unsure of Eugene's chances of surviving until he was sworn in, so they did some research into the state constitution and found that if Eugene died, the (Click link for more info and facts about Georgia state legislature) Georgia state legislature would choose between the second and third place finishers.
But soon afterwards, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled that the legislature had violated the State Constitution by electing Herman governor and that Thompson was the legitimate Governor of Georgia.
Talmadge encouraged industry to move into Georgia and he was a staunch supporter of (A social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups) segregation.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/he/herman_talmadge.htm   (546 words)

 Georgia Books for Newton, Oglethorpe, Paulding, Pickens, Pierce, Pike, Polk, Pulaski, Putnam, Quitman, Rabun, Randolph, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
A map of the original survey of these counties and the various counties derived from them, i.e.
Created from Indian Lands, this original map of the survey in 1826 shows the boundaries with various counties that were created from the area, i.e.
A map showing the development of Wayne County from 1802, 1895 and 1970 showing the counties that are now within their original boundaries, i.e.
www.mountainpress.com /books/ga/n2z.html   (546 words)

 Baldwin County Georgia American History & Genealogy Project
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/home.html   (249 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Telfair County, Ga.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1833-36; died in office 1836.
Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Telfair County, Ga.; reinterment in 1921 at McRae City Cemetery; cenotaph at
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 Vidalia onion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
A Vidalia onion is a sweet onion of certain varieties, grown in a production area defined by law in Georgia (U.S. state) and by the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
The onions were first grown near Vidalia, Georgia in the early 1930s.
Georgias state legislature passed the Vidalia Onion Act of 1986 which authorized a trademark for Vidalia Onions and limits the production area to Georgia or any subset as defined by the states Commissioner of Agriculture.
read-and-go.hopto.org /Emanuel-County-Georgia/Vidalia-onion.html   (195 words)

 Digital Telfair County Map, Maps of Telfair County County, Georgia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Telfair County Map, Maps of Telfair County and all Georgia County Maps.
Every county map is available, but we may not yet have your county of interest completed.
Individual County Overview™ vector graphics are priced by population, with prices ranging from $275 to $425 per county.
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 Telfair Co
Telfair is bordered by the counties of Wheeler, Jeff Davis, Coffee, Ben Hill, Wilcox and Dodge.
No Culpeppers were found in any Telfair County censuses prior to 1910.
Georgia: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998.
gen.culpepper.com /archives/ga/telfair.htm   (314 words)

 My Simmons Family History
My Simmons family came from Onslow County North Carolina, and settled first in Bulloch County, Georgia, then moved on to Tattnall and Telfair Counties; and eventually settled in Coffee and Appling counties.
Henry Simmons was born 1776 in Onslow County North Carolina.
In 1827, he was found in Telfair County as a Justice of the Peace
www.geocities.com /caramurray/simmons.html   (190 words)

 Telfair County McRae, Georgia (Counties)
The county seat of Telfair County, Georgia, is McRae.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 11,406, an increase of 406 over the 1990 census.
McRae is located in Telfair County west of Savannah between Helena and Lumber City along Highway...
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 The Old Coloured Folks Cemetery - Telfair County, Georgia
Attached is a file of names that were on a photocopy my mother-in-law provided to me. The list is comprised of family members of hers (from the WOOTEN family) buried in "The Old Coloured Folks Cemetery" in Accord, Georgia, located in Telfair County.
The location of the cemetery is given as, "along the winding highway on Route 208 in Accord, Georgia." My atlas doesn't show a Route 208, but does list a Route 280.
The condition of the cemetery, at the time this list was produced (1997) is described now as a vacant lot.
www.interment.net /data/us/ga/telfair/coloured_folks.htm   (281 words)

 Telfair County Georgia Home Equity: Law and Financial Services Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Georgia residential development located 45 minutes north of Atlanta is patterned after traditional American small towns.
Originally published in 1898, this blend of fiction and memoir looks through the eyes of a white plantation mistress at her family plantation, her marriage, slave life, and the destruction of the plantation economy that took place when Sherman's army arrived in December 1864.
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 Telfair County, Georgia Genealogical Records Information
Georgia Historical Society, 501 Whitaker Str, Savannah, GA 31401; 912-651-2125, Fax: 912-651-2831
These transfers gave Telfair a substantial area of land south of the Ocmulgee River.
After the Civil War, the Macon and Brunswick Railroad was built through eastern Telfair County, bypassing Jacksonville by twenty miles.
www.mygeorgiagenealogy.com /ga_county/tel.htm   (1447 words)

 Genealogy telfair county georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Help for researchers in Wilkinson County Georgia through queries, transcribed data, maps, census.
Wheeler, Telfair, and Wilkinson all came from the Original Wilkinson County.
Telfair County, GA Genweb Projecta collection of online resources for genealogy researchers.
www.telfair.us /genealogy_telfair_county_georgia.htm   (150 words)

 The Telfair Enterprise Online
The Telfair County Road Department is in the process of making and setting out more than 260 new road signs throughout the county.
The cover had a picture of Telfair County’s George Perry, and under it in bold, navy blue letters, “George Perry’s World Record: New Revelations”.
Telfair County Chamber of Commerce executive director, Ryan Waldrep, says he has fielded several phone calls since the news of the hurricane’s wide-spread devastation and directs the community to contact one of these agencies.
www.thetelfairenterprise.com   (1126 words)

 Telfair Co., GAGenWeb
Telfair County was organized from Wilkinson County in 1807.
The county was named for Edward Telfair (1735-1807) who served as governor of the state.
Telfair County once included portions of present-day Laurens, Wheeler, Dodge, Coffee, and Jeff Davis Counties.
www.rootsweb.com /~gatelfai   (124 words)

 Wilcox County Georgia
Wilcox County was named for General Mark Willcox, state legislator and one of the founders of the Georgia Supreme Court.
These counties were the home of many Revolutionary War Soldiers who were granted land or drew land in the land lotteries.
Wilcox County is the state's second largest producer of watermelons and among the top producers of cantaloupe.
www.wilcoxga.com   (1249 words)

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