Hancock County, GA

HANCOCK COUNTY, situated toward the easterly part of Georgia, with Oconee river on the west, and the Ogeechee on the east. Area, 600 square miles. Face of the country undulating; soil fertile. Seat of justice, Sparta. Pop. in 1810, 13,339; in 1820, 12,734; in 1830, 11,822; in 1840, 9,659; in 1850, 11,578. (Fanning's, 1853)
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    Powelton, GA City or Town
    Sparta, GA City or Town
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