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Wilkinson County, Georgia
May 11, 1803 Wilkinson County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Wilkinson County, Georgia

Name derivation:Named in honor of James Wilkinson, popular general who was commander of the Army in the early 1800's.
Acquisition: Creek land cessions of June 16,1802 and November 14, 1805
Taken from: Original county
Counties created from:, Laurens County, Telfair County, Twiggs County
Cities: Irwinton (county seat), Gordon, Ivey, McIntyre, Toomsboro

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

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