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Evans County, Georgia
August 11, 1914 Evans County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Evans County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of Brigadier General Clement Anselm (C. A.) Evans, handsome and popular division commander during the Civil War, he was wounded at Gettysburg. Inferior court judge in Stewart County, noted historian, Methodist minister and state senator who penned The Military History of Georgia and edited Confederate Military History
Acquisition: Part of the county comes from the Creek cession of May 20, 1733, and had been organized as a parish before the American Revolution.
Taken from: Bulloch County, Georgia and Tatnall County, Georgia
Counties created from: None
Cities: Claxton
Web sites:National Register of Historic Places in Evans County, Georgia
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