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Bartow County, Georgia
December 26, 1831 The original Cherokee County created
  Lumpkin County, Georgia
  Gilmer County, Georgia
  Floyd County, Georgia
  Forsyth County, Georgia
  Bartow County, Georgia
  Cass County, Georgia
  Cobb County, Georgia
  Cherokee County, Georgia
  Original Cherokee County
  Forsyth County, Georgia
December 3, 1832 Cass County created
  Lewis Cass
  Bartow County, Georgia
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Original Cherokee County
  Cass County, Georgia
December 8, 1861 Cass County is renamed to Bartow County
  Lewis Cass
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Bartow County, Georgia
  Bartow County, Georgia
December 8, 1861 Cass County is renamed to Bartow County
  Lewis Cass
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Bartow County, Georgia
  Bartow County, Georgia
April 12, 1862 The Great Locomotive Chase
  Civil War - 1862
  Western and Atlantic Railroad
  Cobb County, Georgia
  Bartow County, Georgia
  Gordon County, Georgia
  Whitfield County, Georgia
  Catoosa County, Georgia
May 6, 2003 Strong storms move through north Georgia. Among the counties hardest hit are Floyd, Walker, Catoosa, Gordon, Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Dekalb, Clarke, Barrow and Elbert County.
  Gwinnett County, Georgia
  Fulton County, Georgia
  Bartow County, Georgia
  Catoosa County, Georgia
  Catoosa County, Georgia
  Gordon County, Georgia
  Walker County, Georgia
  Floyd County, Georgia
  Cobb County, Georgia
  Cherokee County, Georgia
  Clarke County, Georgia


Name derivation: Named in honor of Francis Stebbins Bartow, who took Fort Pulaski (1861), died from wounds received at First Manassas - First Bull Run.
Acquisition: Treaty of New Echota (Cherokee, 1835)
Taken from: Original Cherokee County
Counties created from: Gordon County (while Cass County)
Cities: Cartersville (county seat), Adairsville, Emerson, Eharlee, Kingston, Taylorsville, White
Web sites:
National Register of Historic Places in Bartow County, Georgia
Cartersville-Bartow County CVB
Bartow County, Georgia, links





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