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Candler County, Georgia
July 14, 1914 Candler County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Candler County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of Governor Allen Daniel Candler, a Rebel during the Civil War, mayor of Gainesville and US Senator/Representative who was widely respected for his honesty and hard-working ideals.
Acquisition: Creek cession of May 20, 1733
Taken from:Bulloch, Emanuel, and Tatnall
Counties created from:N/A
Cities: Metter (county seat)

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

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