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Troup County, Georgia
June 9, 1825 Troup County created
  George Michael Troup
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Troup County, Georgia
November 1, 1936 Fire destroys the Troup County Courthouse
  Troup County, Georgia
March 12, 2006 Korean car manufacturer Kia Motors announced that it would build a $1.2 billion facility in West Point, Georgia, their first American based plant.
  Troup County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of George Troup, outspoken advocate of Indian removal and governor of the state of Georgia
Acquisition: Creek land cessions of January 24, 1826 and March 31, 1826
Taken from: Original county
Counties created from: Harris County, Georgia, Heard County, Georgia, and Meriwether County, Georgia
Cities: LaGrange (county seat), West Point, Hogansville

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

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