Native American History of Fayette County, Georgia

Fayette County is located in west central Georgia and is part of the Atlanta Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA.) It is named after the French Revolutionary War hero, Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette. Its county seat is Fayetteville. Fayette County is also home to one of the United States’ most successful planned cities, Peachtree City. 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 Fayette is bounded on the north by Fulton County and on the northeast by Clayton County. Henry County forms a relative short segment of its eastern boundary. Spalding County is located to the south, while Coweta County forms its western boundary. Line Creek forms the county’s entire western boundary, while the Flint River forms its eastern boundary. Geology and hydrology All of Fayette County drains into the Flint River and eventually the Gulf of Mexico. However, many of its creeks join the Flint River south of the county’s boundaries. The county is only a few miles west of the...

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