|Creator:||Macon County (Ga.).|
|Title:||Macon County, Ga. histories|
Located in central Georgia, Macon County is 130 miles south of Atlanta and covers 403 square miles. The state legislature created Macon County, the ninety-first county in Georgia, in 1837 and named Lanier the first county seat. The earliest inhabitants were the Cherokee; Muskogee, who later became part of the Creek Nation; and Uchee Indians.
New Georgia Encyclopedia (viewed October 20, 2008) http://www.georgiaencyclpedia.org
The collection consists of seven typescripts of articles about the history of Macon County. Articles cover the schools of Macon County, newspapers in Macon County, early churches in Macon County, and the history of Montezuma, Georgia.
Macon County, Ga. histories, ms 666. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.