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Long County, Georgia
August 14, 1920 Long County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Long County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of Crawford Long, doctor from Madison County, Georgia. He is credited with being the first person to operate on a human under anesthesia, on March 30, 1842 when he removed a tumor from the neck of James Venable.
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Web sites:National Register of Historic Places in Long County, Georgia
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