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Lowndes County, Georgia
December 23, 1825 Lowndes County created
  William Lowndes
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Lowndes County, Georgia
March 27, 1941 Eleanor Roosevelt in Valdosta
  Eleanor Roosevelt dedicates library in Valdosta
  Lowndes County, Georgia
May 5, 1941 Major George Putnam Moody is killed while testing a Beech AT-10. Moody Air Base, near Valdosta, is named in his honor
  Lowndes County, Georgia
August 2, 2011 The Dougherty gang, comprised of 29-year-old Lee Grace Dougherty and her two younger brothers, Dylan, 26, and Ryan, 21, from East Palatka, Florida rob CertusBank in Valdosta, Georgia
  Dougherty Gang
  Lowndes County, Georgia

Name derivation: Named in honor of William J. Lowndes, a South Carolina legislator, popular in Georgia.
Acquisition: Creek Treaty of August 9, 1814
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Counties created from:
Cities: Valdosta (county seat)

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

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