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Jasper County, Georgia
December 10, 1807 Jasper County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Jasper County, Georgia
September 14, 1823 Ben Hill is born
  Jasper County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of Sgt. William Jasper, a hero of Fort Moultrie who died during the battle of Savannah. Jasper, during a charge on a British entrenchment around the city of Savannah took the colors from a fallen comrade and advanced under heavy fire. He was mortally wounded during this advance.
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