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Native American History of Cobb County, Georgia

Cobb County located in northwestern Georgia. It is part of the Atlanta Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA.) Its county seat is Marietta. Located at the southern tip of the Appalachians, the county contains several isolated mountains. Kennesaw Mountain, in particular, is visible from much of the northwest Atlanta suburbs. Cobb County is bounded on the northeast by Cherokee County and on the northwest by Bartow County. The section of Fulton County that was formerly Milton County forms its eastern boundary. Paulding County forms its western boundary, while Douglas County forms is southwestern boundary. In 1932 Milton County (on the north) and Campbell County (on the south,) merged with Fulton County. Cobb County ceded the City of Roswell and a section of land along Willeo Creek to Fulton, in order to make the original section of Fulton contiguous with Milton. Geology and hydrology Cobb County is officially located in the Upper Piedmont geological region, which is characterized by underlying rock strata of igneous and metamorphicized igneous rock. However, it contains several mountains, so some sections of the county are identical in appearance to the Southern Appalachians. The Upper Piedmont terrain generally consists of rolling hills and stream valleys, but can seem semi-mountainous. This is because high mountains once stood at these locations, but have eroded to large hills through the eons. The section of the Chattahoochee River passing Cobb County generally has a narrow flood plain. There are few permanent wetlands paralleling the streams that flow into the Chattahoochee. The top soils are thin over most hills and steep slopes, while much deeper near streams. Georgia’s famous gold bearing lands...

Stephens, Mrs. – Obituary

On Friday evening last, Mrs. Stephens, whose illness has been noticed in these columns, breathed her last at her home on Baxter Street. The remains were carried to Mars Hill yesterday for interment. Mrs. Stephens was a bridge of less than a year, a lovely young woman only 21 years of age, and leave a husband and many relatives to mourn her death. Thought a comparative stranger in our midst, her death has cast a gloom over many households, where hopes were entained for the recovery of this young Christian woman. Athens Banner, Athens, GA, Tuesday morning, April 12,...

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