1807 Vol. 1 -- Page: (15)
Sequential Number: 004
Type: AN ACT
Full Title: To add part of the Counties of Washington and Hancock, to the County of Baldwin.
WHEREAS a number of the citizens inhabitants of said counties, have petitioned this legislature, praying to be added to the county of Baldwin: -- Be it therefore enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the state of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and by authority of the same, That all that part of the said counties of Hancock and Washington, hereafter described, be added to, and become a part of Baldwin county, to wit: Beginning at Aaron M`Kenzie's ferry, on the Oconee river; thence a straight line to Holt's mills, on Town creek; thence up said creek, with the meanders thereof, to Harris's upper mills, on said creek; thence a straight line to the Oconee river, opposite the mouth of Little river; thence with the Oconee river to the beginning.
BENJ: WHITAKER, Speaker of
the House of Representatives.
JOHN FOSTER, President of the
Senate, pro tem.
JARED IRWIN, Governor.
Approval Date: ASSENTED TO 10th December, 1807.
ACTS OF THE General [Illegible Text], OF
THE STATE OF GEORGIA, [Illegible Text] IN [Illegible Text] AT AN ANNUAL
SESSION IN NOV. AND DEC. 1826.
1826 Vol. 1 -- Page: 63
Sequential Number: 047
Full Title: AN ACT to add part of the county of Washington to the county of Baldwin.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority aforesaid, That immediately from and after the passing of this act, that part of Washington county lying between Gum creek and Town creek, shall become a part of the county of Baldwin, commencing with a line at the mouth of Gum creek where it empties into the Oconee river, and then running up [Illegible Text] creek to its head or most western branch, and from thence a straight line to the dividing line between the counties of Washington and Hancock at a place known as Vinson's old field about a quarter of a mile from the residence of John Giles, and thence on the [Illegible Text] line to Town creek, and any expenses that may accrue in running of the line shall [Illegible Text] paid by the county of Baldwin.
Approval Date: Assented to, 27th December, 1826.
ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED AT ITS SESSION IN JULY AND AUGUST, 1872.
PART II. LOCAL AND PRIVATE LAWS.
TITLE II. COUNTIES AND COUNTY LINES.
1872 Vol. 1 -- Page: 387
Sequential Number: 259
Law Number: (No. 259 -- O. No. 83.)
Full Title: An act to change the line between the counties of Baldwin and Wilkinson; to add a portion of the county of Wilkinson to the county of Baldwin, and for other purposes.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, That, from and immediately after the passage of this act, the line between the counties of Wilkinson and Baldwin shall be so changed as to run as follows, viz: commencing where the line between said counties touches the corner of land lots numbers 236 and 237, and to run in a south-easterly direction along the easterly line of lots numbers 236, 235 and 234, until it strikes Little Black creek; thence running up said Little Black creek in its course through land lots numbers 234, 228, 227 and 226, until it strikes the southern boundary line of Baldwin county, so as to include land lots numbers 235 and 236, and parts of land lots numbers 234, 228, 227, 226 and 237, now in the county of Wilkinson, in the county of Baldwin.
Sec. 2. Repeals conflicting laws.
Approval Date: Approved August 23, 1872.
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