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Lanier County, Georgia
August 7, 1920 Lanier County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Lanier County, Georgia
  Sidney Lanier
August 4, 1944 Train crash in Lanier County (near Stockton, GA) claims the lives of 47 people
  Lanier County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of Sydney Clopton Lanier, poet from Macon, Georgia, whose work explored man's faith and his relationship to the world around him.
Acquisition: Part of the Creek cession of 1816
Taken from: Berrien, Clinch and Lowndes
Counties created from: None
Cities: Lakeland

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

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