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December 20, 1828 Campbell County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Campbell County, Georgia
December 20, 1828 Randolph County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Randolph County, Georgia
December 20, 1834 Rome, Georgia is created by the Georgia legislature
  Rome, Georgia
  Floyd County, Georgia
December 20, 1851 Polk County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Polk County, Georgia
December 20, 1851 Spaulding County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Spalding County, Georgia
December 20, 1853 Worth County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Worth County, Georgia
December 20, 1853 Fulton County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Fulton County, Georgia
December 20, 1866 Georgia Legislature grants a charter to the Savannah, Skidaway and Seaboard Railroad Company to build rail lines to Thunderbolt, the Isle of Hope and Skidaway Island.
  City of Savannah, Georgia
December 20, 1878 Early on the morning fire destroyed the Branch Mint at Dahlonega, Georgia. The building had been given to North Georgia College by the U. S. Congress in 1873. This date is often given as December 19.
  Dahlonega, Georgia
  Dahlonega Mint
December 20, 1946 George Ervin "Sonny" Perdue III born, Perry, Georgia
  Sonny Perdue
December 20, 1969 Georgia loses to Arkansas 16-2 in the Sun Bowl
  Vince Dooley
  University of Georgia's post-season appearances
December 20, 1994 Dean Rusk dies, Athens, Georgia
  Dean Rusk
December 20, 2000 The Gift, starring Cate Blanchett, Keanu Reeves, Giovanni Ribisi, Greg Kinnear, Hilary Swank and Michael Jeter, opens in limited release. It was filmed in Effingham County, Georgia and featured scenes shot in the Georgia cities of Springfield, Savannah, Thunderbolt, and Guyton.
  Chatham County, Georgia
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Effingham County, Georgia
  Movies filmed in Georgia
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