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Mitchell County, Georgia
December 21, 1857 Mitchell County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Mitchell County, Georgia
September 19, 1868 During a Republican rally in Camilla, Georgia, violence flares in front of the Mitchell County Courthouse.
  Mitchell County, Georgia
  Violence in Camille, GA
February 14, 2000 Tornadoes strike Camilla, Georgia, south of Albany
  Worth County, Georgia
  Tornadoes kill 19 in Southwest Georgia
  Mitchell County, Georgia
  Georgia Tornadoes
  Turner County, Georgia
  Tift County, Georgia
  Colquitt County, Georgia
  Grady County, Georgia
  Decatur County, Georgia
March 20, 2003 Tornadoes strike Mitchell and Worth Counties
  Worth County, Georgia
  Mitchell County, Georgia
  Tornadoes strike Camilla and Bridgeboro
  Georgia Tornadoes

Name derivation:Named in honor of Heenry Mitchell, who rose to the rank of General of the Georgia State militia during the American Revolution. As an officer, he retrieved the fallen United States colors during the battle of Buford, North Carolina and was wounded by a British officer with a sword. He would later become a political leader in the state. Mitchell's county seat is named for his granddaughter Camilla
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Cities: Camilla (county seat)

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

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