Worth County - GHM 159-1 Sylvester,Georgia
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N 31° 31.664 W 083° 50.143
17R E 230737 N 3491576
Located on the Lawn of the Worth County Courthouse.
Waymark Code: WM85MF
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 02/02/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North
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This County created by Act of the Legislature Dec. 20, 1853 is named for Maj. Gen. Wm. J. Worth of Mexican War fame under whose command served Maj. William A. Harris, a leader in the organization of the new County. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff James G. Brown, Clerk of Superior & Inferior Courts Wm. A. Johnston, Ordinary James M. Ford, Tax Receiver Jeremiah Spring, Tax Collector A.D. Mattox, Surveyor Thos. B. Arline, Coroner Jas. A. Olliver, State Senator Wm. A. Harris and State Representative M. Simmons.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 159-1

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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