Bacon County GAGenWebBacon County was created in 1914 from parts of Appling, Pierce, and Ware counties. Pioneers of these counties became Bacon's first settlers. Georgia's 149th county is named after Augustus Octavius Bacon, (1839-1914). Augustus was born in Bryan County, Ga., October 20, 1839, and served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. He was a candidate for Presidential Elector from Georgia in 1868, a member of the Georgia state house of representatives in 1871-83, and a U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1895-1914. Augustus died in Washington, D.C., February 14, 1914, and he is interred at Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Ga. Alma is the county seat and the only incorporated municipality in Bacon County. Alma's name is an acronym composed from the first letters in the names of Georgia's four state capitals: Augusta, Louisville, Milledgeville, and Atlanta.

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