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Meriwether County, Georgia
December 14, 1827 Merriwether County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Meriwether County, Georgia
November 30, 1941 A grim President Roosevelt leaves Warm Springs, Georgia on his special train headed north to Washington, D. C. to deal with the impending crisis with Imperial Japan.
  Meriwether County, Georgia


Name derivation:Named in honor of David Meriwether, who was an early advocate of "indian removal." He served in the Georgia House and was elected Speaker. He also served in the U. S. House.
Acquisition:
Taken from:
Counties created from:
Cities: Greenville, Luthersville, Manchester, Warm Springs, Woodbury

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




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