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Chattooga County, Georgia
December 28, 1838 Chattooga County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Chattooga County, Georgia
May 31, 2003 A railroad turntable in Dick Dowdy Park, Summerville, is dedicated.
  Chattooga County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of the Chattooga River, which flows from Lafayette (Walker County) to the Georgia border, then continues to Lake Coosa
Acquisition:Treaty of New Echota
Taken from:Floyd County, GA and Walker County, GA
Counties created from:None
Cities:Summerville (county seat), Lyerly, Menlo, Trion

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

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