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Wayne County, Georgia
May 11, 1803 Wayne County created
  'Mad' Anthony Wayne
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Wayne County, Georgia

Name derivation: Named in honor of Anthony Wayne, renowned commander of Continental troops ordered to free the state after the surrender at Yorktown. He successfully defeated a superior enemy in an entrenched position, forcing the British to withdraw from the city of Savannah.
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Web sites:National Register of Historic Places in Wayne County, Georgia
Wayne County, Georgia, links
Map of Wayne County, Georgia

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