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
June 7, 2021
July 11,2021 meeting will be held at the depot.
November 20, 2014
A Look Back At Our Anniversary Year
September 20, 2014
Courthouse Dome Rings With Song!
April 7, 2022
Early Menlo happenings. Three murders, one unsolved.
February 11, 2022
Growing up at Riversdale in the 1910s by Evelyn K. Stephenson
December 16, 2021
Reminiscing about Trion’s Big Friendly Store in the 1940’s and 50’s
October 5, 2021
The Summerville Post Office, a Trio of Stories
Chattooga County Links
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