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Coweta County, Georgia

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  • 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...
  • Amelia Summerlin (1842 - 1928)
  • Soapy Smith ("King of the Frontier Con Men") (1860 - 1898)
    Randolph "Soapy" Smith II (November 2, 1860 – July 8, 1898) was an American con artist and gangster who had a major hand in the organized criminal operations of Denver, Colorado; Creede, Colorado; and ...
  • Alan Jackson (1958 - d.)
    Alan Eugene Jackson (born October 17, 1958) is an American country music singer, known for blending traditional honky tonk and mainstream country sounds and penning many of his own hits. He has recorde...

Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Coweta County, Georgia.

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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

Links

Wikipedia

Coweta County Courthouse

William Leonard Crowder Home

Catalpa Plantation

Hollberg Hotel

Mary Ray Memorial School

Murder in Coweta County (1948)