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Schley County's Original Boundaries

The County Seat is Ellaville

(From an Act of Dec. 22, 1857).

SEC. I. Be it enacted, That from and immediately after the passage of this Act, a new county shall be made out of the counties of Marion and Sumter, to be included within the following bounds, viz: Beginning at the south-east corner of lot of land number 235, in the 29th district of Sumter county, thence west along the district line between the 27th and 29th and 26th and 30th districts of originally Lee, where it strikes Marion county line, thence north on the line between the 30th and 31st districts until it strikes the north-west corner of Sumter county, thence east on the Sumter county line two ranges of lots, thence north to the corner of the 3d and 4th districts of originally Muscogee county, now Marion, thence east two ranges of lots, thence north to the Taylor county line, to the Macon county line, and thence between the counties of Marion and Macon to the starting point.

Source: Ga. Laws 1857, p. 42.

History of Schley


  • Clerk of the Superior Court
     P.O. Box 7
     Ellaville , GA 31806-0352
     Phone: (229) 937-5581

  • Schley County Preservation Society, P.O.
    Box 326, Ellaville, Georgia 31806-0326



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