Incorporated - December 14, 1827
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Meriwether County was created in
1827, the 73rd county created, named for General David Meriwether, a state
militiaman often called on by the federal government to negotiate with the
Indians. The first courthouse in Meriwether County was destroyed in 1893 by a
cyclone. [I have included the history from two different sources on the history
Cities & Towns: Greenville - The county seat, named for Nathaniel Greene. Gay Lone Oak Luthersville Manchester In 1895 there were Greeneville, Harris City, Jones Mill, Luthersville, Midway, Nebula, Odessa, Raleigh, Rocky Mount, St. Marks, Sulphur Springs, Warm Springs and Woodbury. [We would like information and photos on all of these if someone is willing to work on that].
Neighbors: Heard, Coweta, Spalding, Troup, Harris, Talbot, Upson and Pike.
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