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Rockdale County, Georgia
October 18, 1870 Rockdale County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Rockdale County, Georgia
May 25, 2004 Shortly after 4:00am fire broke out in BioLab, a chemical manufacturing and storage facility in Conyers. Smoke from the fire forced officials to close I-20 east of Atlanta.
  Rockdale County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of a rock formation that ran the length of the county
Acquisition: Creek cession, January 8, 1821
Taken from: Henry County, Newton County
Counties created from: None
Cities: Conyers (county seat)

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

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