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Lamar County, Georgia
March 27, 1825 Marquis de LaFayette spends the night at the Gachet house, Lamar County, Georgia
  Lamar County, Georgia
August 17, 1920 Lamar County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Lamar County, Georgia
April 5, 1957 Tornadoes strike Lamar, Schley, Macon, Peach, Warren, Columbia, Colquitt, Ware, and Chatham counties, killing 2 and injuring 6, with more than a million dollars in damage.
  Colquitt County, Georgia
  Columbia County, Georgia
  Georgia Tornadoes
  Lamar County, Georgia
  Schley County, Georgia
  Macon County, Georgia
  Peach County, Georgia
  Warren County, Georgia
  Ware County, Georgia
  Chatham County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar, normally abbreviated as L. Q. C. Lamar. This Putnam County native, who served as General James Longstreet's aide during the War Between the States. After the war his career included service in the U. S. Senate, President Grover Cleveland's cabinet and the U. S. Supreme Court.
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Web sites:National Register of Historic Places in Lamar County, Georgia
Lamar County, Georgia, links
Map of Lamar County, Georgia

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