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Charlton County, Georgia
November 10, 1763 Creek Indians cede coastal land from the Altamaha to the St. Mary's to Georgia.
  Charlton County, Georgia
  Creek Indians
November 12, 1785 Known as the Treaty of Galphinton, this treaty, signed with the Creek Indians shortly before the Treaty of Hopewell, acknowledged the boundaries of earlier treaties.
  Creek Indians
  Charlton County, Georgia
February 18, 1854 Charlton County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Charlton County, Georgia
February 19, 1928 Fire destroys Charlton County Courthouse
  Charlton County, Georgia
April 15, 2007 A tree felled by lightning strikes power lines near Waycross, starting the largest wildfire in the history of the state
  Fires scorch Okefenokee and Southeast Georgia
  Camden County, Georgia
  Charlton County, Georgia
  Ware County, Georgia
June 1, 2007 Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and the Folkston Post Office celebrated the release of a new "Okefenokee Swamp" Postage Stamp. The stamp is part of the Scenic American Landscape series.
  Charlton County, Georgia
June 2, 2007 Tropical storm Barry strikes Pinellas County, Florida and moves northeast, bringing rain needed to douse fires in Georgia's Okefenokee Swamp and nearby Waycross
  Fires scorch Okefenokee and Southeast Georgia
  Charlton County, Georgia
  Camden County, Georgia


Name derivation:Named in honor of Robert Milledge Charlton
Acquisition: Creek Cessions of Nov. 10, 1763 and Nov 12, 1785
Taken from: Camden
Counties created from: Brantley Cities: Folkston (county seat), Homeland

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





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