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Grady County, Georgia
August 17, 1905 Grady County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Grady County, Georgia
  Henry Woodfin Grady
April 29, 1971 An F2 tornado sets down in Grady County, causing 2.5 million in property damage
  Georgia Tornadoes
  Grady 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


Name derivation:Named in honor of Henry Grady, respected newspaper editor and speechmaker frequently credited with creating the term "The New South." In fact the term came from Benjamin Hill. Grady merely popularized it with a series of speeches in the North. Grady served as John Gordon's manager during his gubernatorial election campaign.
Acquisition:
Taken from:
Counties created from:
Cities: Cairo (county seat), Whigham

Web sites:National Register of Historic Places in Grady County, Georgia
Grady County, Georgia, links
Map of Grady County, Georgia




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