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Jones County, Georgia
December 10, 1807 Jones County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Jones County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of James Jones, who, despite his age, swayed the state to vote for Thomas Jefferson in the highly contest election of 1800. He was popular and considered to have a long political career in front of him when he died at the age of 32
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Cities: Gray (county seat)
Web sites:
National Register of Historic Places in Jones County, Georgia
Jones County, Georgia, links
Map of Jones County, Georgia

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