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Quitman County, Georgia
December 10, 1858 Quitman County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Quitman County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of John Anthony Quitman, popular military figure and strong advocate of states' rights, who gained widespread appeal in Georgia when he advocated that the United States permanently occupy Mexico.
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Web sites:National Register of Historic Places in Quitman County, Georgia
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