Incorporation of the town of Alto, Georgia (Abstract)

Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, 1895

Volume 1-page 121

Law number 144

Section I. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, That the town of Alto, in the counties of Banks and Habersham, be, and the same is, hereby incorporated as a town under the name and style of the town of Alto.

Section II. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the corporate limits of said town shall extend one-half mile in every direction from the depot of the Air-Line Railroad in said town, for police and road duty and road tax purposes, but for purposes of other taxation shall extend only one-quarter mile on every direction from said depot.

Section III. Be it further enacted, That P. T. Shore be, and he is, hereby appointed mayor, and F. H. Bond, W. H. Shore, M. L. Dillashaw, M. M. Lynch, and B. G. Cook be, and they are, hereby appointed as councilmen of said town of Alto, to hold their offices until the first annual election, as in hereinafter provided.

Note: The first election was set for the second Tuesday in December, 1896, by the legislation.

Approved December 16, 1895

Copyright 2004 by Jacqueline King

Art work Copyrightę by Paula Vaughn