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Coweta County, Georgia

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  • Stephen Darrell Bowers (1961 - 2006)
    Veteran - Stephen Darrell Bowers was a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Obituary: Stephen D. Bowers, 45, of Newnan, Georgia, died December 4, 2006. ...
  • Bernice Edge (1923 - 2001)
    Chattanooga Times Free Press (TN) - Monday, November 12, 2001 Bernice Hight Edge, 78, of Ooltewah died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2001, in a local hospital. She was a longtime member of Ridgedale Baptist Churc...
  • Pvt. Samuel Marion Whitton, (CSA) (1830 - 1897)
    Listed as S. M. Whitton
  • John Tillman Ingram (1856 - 1908)
    See "Trinity County Beginnings," Trinity County Book Committee, 1986, p 473-477, Correspondents: Mrs. Llynn Grice Walshak; Carolyn Diane Ingram; Elizabeth Nope; Ada Hollis; Elaine Ingram Lockhart; Rose...
  • 1st Sgt. William Barton Wade Dent, Jr., (CSA) (1837 - 1909)
    Civil War Veteran.1st Sgt. William B.W. Dent, II Company C., 2nd GA Cavalry, St. Guards, C.S.A. (Newnan Guards)________________________________________Son of Senator William B.W. Dent & Sarah Elizabeth...

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The land for Lee, Muscogee, Troup, Coweta and Carroll counties was ceded by the Creek people in the 1825 Treaty of Indian Springs. The counties' boundaries were created by the Georgia General Assembly on June 9, 1826, but they were not named until December 14, 1826. Coweta County was named for the Koweta Indians (a sub-group of the Creek people), who had several towns in and around the present-day county.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Towns

  • Grantville
  • Haralson
  • Moreland
  • Newnan
  • Palmetto (part)
  • Senola
  • Sharpsburg
  • Turin

Other Communities: Blackjack, Corinth (part), Dresden, East Newnan, Gloverton, Raymond, Roscoe, Sargent and Thomas Crossroads



National Register of Historic Places

Murder in Coweta County (1948)

Genealogy Trails

USGW Archives

Roots Web