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Coweta County, Georgia
June 9, 1825 Coweta County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Coweta County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of Coweta, perhaps the largest town/clan of the Creek Nation, and capital city of the Creek Confederacy. The city had been visited by James Oglethorpe
Acquisition:Creek cessions of February 12, 1825 (Treaty of Indian Springs)
Taken from: Original county
Counties created from:
Cities: Newnan (county seat), Grantville, Haralson, Moreland, Senoia

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