Native American History of Early County, Georgia

Early County is named after Peter Early, who was born in Madison, Virginia in 1773, but spent his adult life in Georgia. Early was a lawyer, judge, state representative, state senator, U.S. Congressman and governor of Georgia during the Creek Redstick War. He died in 1817, the year before Early County was created. The county seat of Early County is the town of Blakely. 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 Early County is bounded on the north by Clay County, GA. On the south, it is bordered by Seminole County, GA, southeast by Miller County, GA and southwest by Houston County, Alabama. The county’s western boundaries are formed by the Chattahoochee River, the Alabama State Line and Henry County, AL. On the east, it is bordered by Baker County, GA. On the northeast, it is bordered by Calhoun County, GA. Geology and hydrology Early County is located in the Upper Gulf Coastal Plain. In most areas of the Gulf Coastal Plain the terrain is almost level...

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