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Emanuel County, Georgia
December 10, 1812 Emanuel County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Emanuel County, Georgia
February 9, 1955 Peach State Jamboree went on the air in Swainsboro
  Emanuel County, Georgia
January 14, 1966 7 county raid centered in Swainsboro nets 63 stills
  Emanuel County, Georgia

Name derivation: Named in honor of David Emanuel, Governor of Georgia and generally recognized as the first governor of the Jewish faith in the United States.
Acquisition: Creek Treaty of August 7, 1790
Taken from: Bulloch County, Georgia and Montgomery County, Georgia
Counties created from: Johnson County, Georgia (1858), Jenkins County, Georgia (1905), Toombs County, Georgia (1905), Candler County, Georgia (1914), and Treutlen County, Georgia (1918)
Cities: Swainsboro (county seat)

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

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