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Hart County, Georgia
May 31, 1783 In Augusta, the state of Georgia concludes a treaty based on the Long Swamp Treaty, which cedes a large tract of land in present-day north Georgia. Although the treaty ceded significant portions of Cherokee (and disputed Creek) land, it did not come close to meeting the demands of Andrew Pickens and Elijah Clarke, who want all land east of the Chattahoochee River
  Hart County, Georgia
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December 7, 1853 Hart County created
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  Hart County, Georgia
April 30, 1924 F3 tornadoes strike across north Georgia
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  Hart County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of Nancy Morgan Hart. She was popularized during the rise of the women's rights movement in the late 1840's. Later research tended to disprove most of the stories.
Acquisition: Original land cession (1733), and Cherokee Treaty of 1783
Taken from:
Counties created from:
Cities: Hartwell (county seat), Bowersville

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

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