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Colquitt County, Georgia
February 25, 1856 Colquitt County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Colquitt County, Georgia
April 5, 1957 Tornadoes strike Lamar, Schley, Macon, Peach, Warren, Columbia, Colquitt, Ware, and Chatham counties, killing 2 and injuring 6, with more than a million dollars in damage.
  Colquitt County, Georgia
  Columbia County, Georgia
  Georgia Tornadoes
  Lamar County, Georgia
  Schley County, Georgia
  Macon County, Georgia
  Peach County, Georgia
  Warren County, Georgia
  Ware County, Georgia
  Chatham County, Georgia
June 11, 1993 Moose Moss Aquatic Center is dedicated in Moultrie, Georgia
  Colquitt County, Georgia
February 14, 2000 Tornadoes strike Camilla, Georgia, south of Albany
  Worth County, Georgia
  Tornadoes kill 19 in Southwest Georgia
  Mitchell County, Georgia
  Georgia Tornadoes
  Turner County, Georgia
  Tift County, Georgia
  Colquitt County, Georgia
  Grady County, Georgia
  Decatur County, Georgia
September 30, 2005 Six people are killed, a woman is assaulted and four others are seriously injured in a string of brutal attacks in trailer parks in the city of Tifton and Colquitt County, Georgia
  Colquitt County, Georgia
  Mass murder in Colquitt County


Name derivation:Named in honor of W. T. Colquitt, a popular lawyer, politician and preacher.
Acquisition: Creek cession of Jan. 22, 1818
Taken from: Lowndes County, Thomas County
Counties created from: None
Cities: Moultrie (county seat), Norman Park, Funston
Web sites:
Colquitt Chamber of Commerce
Moultrie, Georgia
National Register of Historic Places in Colquitt County, Georgia
Colquitt County, Georgia, links





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