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Chattahoochee County, Georgia
February 13, 1854 Chattahoochee County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Chattahoochee County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of the Chattahoochee River, which bisects the state from the northeast to Columbus, Georgia, then continues south, forming the border between Georgia and Alabama. At its confluence with the Flint Rive, in extreme southwest Georgia, it forms the Appalachacola River, which empties into the Gulf of Mexico. The name is derived from two Creek Indian words, Chatta ("rock") and hoochee ("painted" or "colorful")
Acquisition: Creek cessions of January 24, 1826 and March 31, 1826
Taken from: Marion County, Muskogee County
Counties created from: None
Cities: Cusseta (county seat)

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

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