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Bibb County, Georgia
January 8, 1821 Treaty with the Creek at Indian Springs, Creek Nation ceded additional Creek land to Georgia
  Butts County, Georgia
  Bibb County, Georgia
  Monroe County, Georgia
  Pike County, Georgia
  Creek Indians
December 9, 1822 Bibb County created
  William Wyatt Bibb
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Bibb County, Georgia
August 6, 1887 Just west of Macon, in Bibb County, nine members of Tom Woolfolk's family were murdered with an ax.
  Bibb County, Georgia
  Tom Woolfolk and the Woolfolk Family murders
April 30, 1953 A series of tornadoes in Peach, Houstoun, Marion, Twiggs and Bibb Counties left 310 people injured, 20 people dead (some sources say 19) and more than 15 million dollars in property damage, including heavy damage to Warner-Robbins Air Force Base
  Bibb County, Georgia
  Georgia Tornadoes
March 13, 1954 Storms ripped through the state, including Chattahoochee, Taylor, Houstoun, Crawford, Bibb, Twiggs, Hall, Madison and Elbert County, killing 8 and injuring more than 100 people
  Bibb County, Georgia
  Elbert County, Georgia
  Crawford County, Georgia
May 11, 2008 11 tornadoes touch down in the state of Georgia.
  Bibb County, Georgia
  Laurens County, Georgia
  Johnson County, Georgia
  Fulton County, Georgia
  Clayton County, Georgia
  Carroll County, Georgia
  Gwinnett County, Georgia
  Georgia Tornadoes


Name derivation:Named in honor of William Wyatt Bibb, a physician with a distinguished political career. He served as territorial governor of Alabama, and as that state's first governor
Acquisition: Creek land cession of Jan 8, 1821
Taken from: Houston, Jones, Monroe, and Twiggs
Counties created from: None
Cities: Macon

Web sites:
National Register of Historic Places in Bibb County, Georgia
Bibb County, Georgia, links





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