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Butts 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 24, 1825 Butts County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Butts County, Georgia
September 29, 1985 Skydiving plane crashes, Jenkinsburg
  Butts County, Georgia
  Skydiving plane crashes, Jenkinsburg
September 21, 2011 Troy Davis is executed at the Georgia Diagnostic Prison in Butts County
  Butts County, Georgia

Name derivation: Named in honor of Samuel Butts, who was killed during the Creek War
Acquisition: Creek land cession, January 21, 1821
Taken from: Henry County, Georgia, and Monroe County, Georgia
Counties created from: None
Cities: Jenkinsburg, Jackson (county seat)

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

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