Native American History of Decatur County, Georgia

Decatur County is named after War of 1812 naval hero, Commodore Stephen Decatur. Its county seat is Bainbridge. It is located in the far southwestern corner of Georgia and adjoins Florida. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Decatur County is bounded on the north by Miller County, GA. On the northeast, it is bounded by Mitchell and Baker Counties, GA.  Its western boundary is formed by the Flint and Chattahoochee Rivers. On the east, it is bordered by Grady County, GA. On the west, it is bordered by Seminole County, GA. On the south, it is bordered by the Florida State Line and Gadsden County, FL. Geology and hydrology Decatur County is located in the Upper Gulf Coastal Plain. In most areas of the Gulf Coastal Plain the terrain is almost level with sandy loam soils. The Florida Aquifer is located beneath the surface in porous sedimentary rock strata. The soils located in stream former Miocene, Pliocene and Holocene swamplands (25 million to 2,000 years ago)...

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