1838: A New County to Be Called Chattooga
In 1832, the northwest corner of Georgia was divided into lots and distributed by lottery to citizens of the established counties of Georgia. 1,258 of those lots fell within the bounds of present-day Chattooga County. On Friday, December 28, 1838, Governor George Gilmer signed the legislation creating Chattooga County, comprised of lands from existing Floyd and Walker counties.
News & Events
February 12, 2016
Living History Cemetery Tours
November 20, 2014
A Look Back At Our Anniversary Year
September 20, 2014
Courthouse Dome Rings With Song!
September 8, 2014
Historic Couey House Repaired
February 24, 2021
At The Execution of David L. Beck ( The Gazette 1877)
July 25, 2016
Rolling Caskets and Flying Coke Bottles…
August 10, 2015
A Century of Chattooga County Fairs
April 10, 2015
Celebrating African American Churches and Music
Chattooga County Links
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