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  Wayne County, Georgia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wayne County is a county located in the state of Georgia.
Georgia's 28th county, Wayne County, was incorporated on May 11, 1803 from Creek Indian land.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.90% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 30.70% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 11.40% who are 65 years of age or older.
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 Wayne County, Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
The racial makeup of the county 76.73% White 20.32% Black or African American 0.23% Native American 0.44% Asian 0.02% Pacific Islander 1.31% from other races and 0.95% from two or more 3.81% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
In the county the population is spread with 25.90% under the age of 18 from 18 to 24 30.70% from 25 44 23.40% from 45 to 64 and who are 65 years of age or The median age is 36 years.
The median income for a household in county is $32 766 and the median for a family is $39 442.
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 Old South Charm, 21st Century Amenities | Wayne County Chamber of Commerce
Forty miles west of the Atlantic Ocean and an hour’s drive north of Florida, Wayne County combines the rural charm and history of the Old South with the urban amenities and technology of 21st century America.
Wayne County is home to a state technical college, a federal prison and a variety of other major industries manufacturing textiles, cabinets and other products.
And true to its rural roots, Wayne County boasts a significant agriculture heritage, with farms harvesting beans, cotton, and grain crops.
www.waynechamber.com   (259 words)

  
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Georgia's 28th county, Wayne County, was created in 1803 from Creek Indian land.
The county seat was moved to Jesup in 1874.
Wayne County is home to two Wildlife Management Areas: Little Satilla and Tyler Tract.
www.co.wayne.ga.us   (230 words)

  
 Wayne County Courthouse
The new county was located in a region of the state known as the Pine Barrens (so-called because the land was barren of most large plants except pine trees), and the lack of fertile soil attracted few settlers.
Wayne County was not organized until two years after its creation, and settlement of the county proceeded slowly.
County Seat: A good deal of uncertainty clouds the story of Wayne County's seat of government for the first 50 years of the county's existence.
www.cviog.uga.edu /Projects/gainfo/courthouses/wayneCH.htm   (1280 words)

  
 Wayne County, Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
Wayne County is a county located in the U. Wayne County is a county located in the U.S. State of Georgia.
As of the census of 2000, there are 26,565 people, 9,324 households, and 6,937 families residing in the county.
The racial makeup of the county is 76.73% White, 20.32% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.31% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races.
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 Wayne County Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
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Wayne County is a county located in the U.S. State of Georgia.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,680 km² (649 mi²).
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 Wayne Co GaGenWeb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
The county boundaries have changed many times since the original "Tallasse Strip" (somethimes stated as Tallahassee and other spellings), a 5 to 15 mile wide strip of land spanning from the Altamaha River to the St. Mary's River.
Wayne County is named for Revolutionary War General Anthony "Mad Anthony" Wayne.
Wayne county is bordered by Brantley, Pierce, Appling, Tattnall, Long, McIntosh and Glynn counties in the southeastern section of the state.
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 Jesup, Wayne County Georgia Area Page.
Jesup, Georgia, "The Town That Trains Built" is located approximately 240 miles southeast of Atlanta, 100 miles North of Jacksonville, Florida, 65 miles south west of Savannah, and 40 miles west of Brunswick and the Atlantic Ocean.
Wayne County is a sportsman's dream, offering every outdoor activity for all ages and interests in our year-round mild climate.
Wayne County's recreation department activities are maintained year-round for youth and adults alike.
www.jesup.net /jesarea.html   (780 words)

  
 Brantley County, Georgia Genealogical Records Information
The state historical marker on the grounds of the Brantley County courthouse and several other sources (including an article that appeared in a Savannah newspaper in 1920) say the county was named for Benjamin D. Brantley (1832-1891).
However, most Georgia counties are named for politicians or military heroes, and William Brantley seems far more likely to have the record of public service for which the legislature would honor when naming a new county.
There is a Wayne County in North Carolina, and in that county was a small town known as Nahunta, which was south of a Nahunta Creek.
www.segenealogy.com /georgia/ga_county/bra.htm   (1013 words)

  
 WSAV.com - Savannah / Hilton Head - News, Weather and Sports | Screven Cleans Up After Twister   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
Three Georgia counties are under a state of emergency after Tuesday’s storm.
Along with the damage- the fierce weather is being blamed for at least one death in Seminole County.
In Wayne County, Georgia Insurance Commissioner, John Oxendine, says a tornado damaged about 80 homes and a dozen businesses in Screven, and most of it is major.
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 Wayne County, West Virginia Genealogical Records Information
Wayne County was created by an act of the Virginia General Assembly on January 18, 1842 from parts of Cabell County.
The county was originally surveyed by George Washington in October 1770 as bounty lands for Captain John Savage and the 60 men in his company for their services during the French and Indian War.
It was often called Wayne Court House by the local residents because the court house was the center of the area's social and economic life.
www.mywestvirginiagenealogy.com /wv_county/way.htm   (923 words)

  
 Wayne County, Georgia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
Wayne County is a (A region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government) county located in the (The way something is with respect to its main attributes) state of (A state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War) Georgia.
The (The town or city that is the seat of government for a county) county seat is (Click link for more info and facts about Jesup, Georgia) Jesup, Georgia (Click link for more info and facts about
The (The total national income divided by the number of people in the nation) per capita income for the county is $15,628.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/w/wa/wayne_county,_georgia.htm   (513 words)

  
 KinNextions - aqwg648
She died 18 Jun 1932 in Wayne County, Georgia and was buried in Harper Cemetery, Wayne County, GA. Martha married Braxton KNIGHT on 7 Apr 1873 in Wayne County, Georgia.
Samuel Sinclair HARPER [Parents] was born 1866 in Wayne County, Georgia.
Nancy Lavinia HARPER [Parents] was born 1872 in Wayne County, Georgia.
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 Glynn County, GAGenWeb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
The Georgia Genweb project is dedicated to providing a location where researchers may freelysharetheir family history information and history of the County.
Glynn County Georgia is one of the original counties.
Glynn County is neighbor to Camden, Brantley, Wayne, and McIntosh counties.
www.rootsweb.com /~gaglynn3   (291 words)

  
 Wayne County Young Farmers
The mission of the Wayne County Young Farmer Agribusiness Program is to provide educational instruction and opportunities to individuals engaged in the agricultural industry which will increase their proficiency in agricultural production, agribusiness and leadership.
Wayne County Young Farmers was organized in 1977 to provide Agricultural Education for adults in Wayne County Georgia.
The purpose of the county unit is to provide Agricultural Education to all interested adults.
www.wcyf.net   (154 words)

  
 Wayne County, Tennessee Genealogical Records Information
Wayne County is located on the extreme western side of the Highland Rim, with its northwest corner extending into the Tennessee River basin.
The general assembly created Wayne County in 1817, but the engrossing clerk failed to sign the act, and it had to be passed again when the legislature next met in 1819.
The first settlers in Wayne County arrived from Middle Tennessee and North and South Carolina to claim military grants, occupants' claims, and warrants.
www.mytennesseegenealogy.com /tn_county/way.htm   (1116 words)

  
 Wayne County, Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
Shortly after Wayne County's creation in 1803, the 1805 Georgia Land Lottery was held to attract settlers from the settled coastal areas of Georgia and immigrants from North and South Carolina.
This land was on the thin strip of land that was originally defined as Wayne County.
Much early activity in Wayne County was centered around Waynesville (now Brantley County), where the county seat was before moving to Jesup.
www.rootsweb.com /~gawayne/pioneers.html   (253 words)

  
 Southeast Georgia Non-White Ancestry Queries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
That Harvey has a birthdate within a couple of years of the one in the 1860 Wayne County, Georgia census and he also is listed as born in Virginia.
Georgia Munden was in Samuel's 1850 household because she was Georgia's mother and had become a widow due to her husband William Munden's death.
Matthew Guyton married Mary Bryant before 1946 in Georgia and all 13 of their children were born in Jesup, Wayne County, Georgia.
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 Sheriff David E. Herrin
I have been in law enforcement in Wayne County for 24 years, and it is my sincere desire to continue to serve the citizens of this great county for many years to come.
I would also like to take this opportunity to thank all of the citizens of Wayne County for their support and assistance to me and my staff, as we go about our daily duties, which are often stressful and dangerous.
As our county continues to grow, and our calls for service continue to increase, I and my staff look forward to the challenges of continuing to provide quality professional law enforcement to all of the citizens and visitors of Wayne County in the 21st century.
sheriffherrin.itgo.com   (424 words)

  
 Relocation | Wayne County Chamber of Commerce   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
Wayne County offers the urban amenities of 21st Century America in a charming, rural Old South setting.
With affordable housing, superb health care facilities, top drawer schools and acres of parks and recreational facilities, the lifestyle in Wayne County is magnificent.
If you're planning a move to Wayne County, we can't wait for you to arrive.
www.waynechamber.com /node/32   (67 words)

  
 Wayne County, Mississippi Genealogical Records Information
Wayne County was named for General Anthony Wayne (1745-1796) of Pennsylvania, a hero of the American Revolution, who was known as "Mad Anthony" for his reckless daring and who distinguished himself particularly in the Southern theater.
He served in 1791-1792 as a Congressman from Georgia and then as the commanding general of the Army of the West until his death.
Other county seats named directly or indirectly for Anthony Wayne are the cities and towns of Waynesboro in Georgia and Tennessee; Waynesville in Missouri and North Carolina; Waynesburg in Pennsylvania; Wayne in West Virginia; and Fort Wayne in Indiana.
www.mymississippigenealogy.com /ms_county/way.htm   (520 words)

  
 Wayne Co
Wayne is bordered by the counties of Tattnall, Long, McIntosh, Glynn, Brantley, Pierce and Appling.
No Culpeppers were found in any Wayne County censuses prior to 1930.
Georgia: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998.
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 KinNextions - aqwg244
She died 14 Sep 1947 in Gardi, Wayne, GA and was buried in Little Creek Baptist Cemetery, Gardi, Wayne, GA. Katie married Joshua H. HARPER on 15 Mar 1882 in Glynn Co, Georgia.
Mary Louise WESTBERRY [Parents] "Lulla" was born 20 Dec 1864 in Wayne County, GA. She died 9 Nov 1939 in Brunswick, Glynn, GA and was buried in Palmetto Cemetery, Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia.
Francis HARRIS was born 6 Sep 1898 in Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia.
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 Wayne County - Georgia R Burton - REMEMBERING THE PAST, TO APPRECIATE THE PRESENT, AND ANTICIPATE THE FUTURE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
On December 13th, 1800 the State Legislature of Kentucky passed an act creating a new county, said county to be named Wayne in honor of General Anthony Wayne, the Revolutionary War hero.
The Wayne County Cooperative Extension Service took a leadership role in the Bicentennial Celebration committee which met monthly and then biweekly for one year to plan events of the week-long October bicentennial celebration.
Cooperative Extension’’s role in the county’’s bicentennial was present throughout the event and will be revealed when the time capsule is opened by the next generation of proud Wayne Countains.
www.ca.uky.edu /internal/extrept/ImpactStatements/2001/231_797.htm   (241 words)

  
 EPA: Pesticides - Wayne County, Georgia
Historically, this species was fairly widespread along Georgia's lower coastal plain where populations were supported in sandy, well drained broad terraces known as flatwoods.
Most of the lands within the rattleweed's range are managed pine plantations and the logging activities that use heavy machinery have led to it's decline.
Major factors affecting the wood stork are disturbance of their feeding areas by urban development and predation by raccoon predation.
www.epa.gov /oppfod01/endanger/georgia/wayne.htm   (555 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.
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