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Macon County, Georgia
December 14, 1837 Macon County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Macon 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 Nathaniel Macon, a strong advocate of state's right as early as 1787 when he opposed the signing of the U. S. Constitution. He was a friend of John Randolph and Peter Early, also highly respected throughout the state.
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Web sites:National Register of Historic Places in Macon County, Georgia
Macon County, Georgia, links
Map of Macon County, Georgia

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