Back to top

Chatham County, GA

Chatham County, Georgia, 1857

CHATHAM COUNTY, situated at the eastern angle of Georgia, on the Atlantic ocean, between Ogeechee and Savannah rivers. Area, 405 square miles. Face of the country level; soil in general sandy, or marshy, but in some parts fertile. Seat of justice, Savannah. Pop. in 1820, 14,737; in 1830, 14,230; in 1840, 18,801; in 1850, 23,901. (Fanning's, 1853)


How to Cite This Page: "Chatham County, GA," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College,