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Milledgeville, GA

State House, Milledgeville, Georgia, 1861
MILLEDGEVILLE, city, seat of justice of Baldwin со., and capital of the state of Georgia, situated at the head of steamboat navigation on Oconee river, and is 300 miles from the sea; from W. 648 ms. The city is built on elevated and somewhat uneven ground, in the midst of a rich and populous cotton-producing region, and is laid out with broad streets and pleasant squares. The statehouse is a fine edifice of Gothic architecture, surmounted by a cupola,... Pop. in 1810, 1,236; in 1820, -----; in 1830, 1,599; in 1840, 2,095; in 1850, 2,216. (Fanning's, 1853)


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