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Pike County, Georgia
January 8, 1821 Treaty with the Creek at Indian Springs, Creek Nation ceded additional Creek land to Georgia
  Butts County, Georgia
  Bibb County, Georgia
  Monroe County, Georgia
  Pike County, Georgia
  Creek Indians
December 9, 1822 Pike County created
  Zebulon Pike
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Pike County, Georgia

Name derivation: Named in honor of Zebulon Pike, who discovered (but did not name) Pike's Peak on a western expedition through the Louisiana Purchase. He died during the battle of York (Toronto) in the War of 1812.
Acquisition: Creek Cession of January 8, 1821
Taken from: Monroe County, Georgia
Counties created from: Lamar County, Georgia, Spalding County, Georgia, Upson County, Georgia
Web sites:
National Register of Historic Places in Pike County, Georgia
Pike County, Georgia, links
Map of Pike County, Georgia

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