Welcome to Chattooga County GAGenWeb
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State Coordinator Linda Blum Barton
Assistant State Coordinator Vivian Price Saffold
The History of Our County
Chattooga County, Georgia was created on December 28, 1838 from Floyd and Walker Counties. The county seat is Summerville. Other cities/towns include Berryton, Cloudland, Chattoogaville, Holland, Lyerly, Menlo, Subligna, Tidings, and Trion.
Settlers began arriving in Chattooga
County in 1832. The land that is now Chattooga County was
once part of Cherokee county. Many settlers received their
land in the Cherokee Land Lottery.
The county was named for the river, and the river (one of two
in Georgia by the name) came from a Cherokee phrase:
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