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Dougherty County, Georgia
December 15, 1853 Dougherty County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Dougherty County, Georgia
April 23, 2002 Change of venue from Dekalb County to Dougherty County for the Derwin Brown murder trial
  Dougherty County, Georgia
  Derwin Brown murdered

Name derivation: Named in honor of Charles Dougherty, an outspoken supporter of states rights and judge.
Acquisition: Creek cession of Aug. 9, 1814
Taken from: Baker County, Georgia
Counties created from: None
Cities: Albany

Web sites:
Albany and Dougherty County, Georgia
National Register of Historic Places in Dougherty County, Georgia
Dougherty County, Georgia, links

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