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Floyd County, A county in the W. N. W. part of Georgia, bordering on Alabama, has an area of 540 square miles. It is traversed by the Coosa river and its constituent streams, the Etowah and Oostenaula rivers, which unite at the county seat; also drained by Cedar and other creeks. The surface is beautifully diversified, and in some parts mountainous. Taylor's ridge is the principal elevation. The soil of the valleys and the river bottoms is represented to be very productive. Cotton, Indian corn, wheat, oats, and sweet potatoes are the staples. In 1850 this county produced 1976 bales of cotton; 254,722 bushels of corn; 15,370 of oats, and 36,818 of sweet potatoes. There were 2 manufactories of coaches, 2 of cabinet-ware, and 8 tanneries. It contained 2 newspaper offices; 409 pupils attending academies and other schools. Iron, plumbago, galena, slate, satin spar, and agate are found. There is a valuable mineral spring in the S. W. part. A branch railroad extends from the county seat to the Western and Atlantic railroad. Organized about the year 1833, previous to which time the soil was in the possession of the Cherokee Indians. Named in honor of General Floyd, formerly member of Congress from Georgia. Capital, Rome. Population, 8205, of whom 5206 were free, and 2999, slaves. page 388

Baldwin, Thomas and J. Thomas, M.D. New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Grambo, & Co., 1854

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FLOYD COUNTY INDEX

* Bible Records * Bios * Brick Wall
10-14-2013
* Cemeteries
03-11-2011
* Census Records
07-05-2010
* Church Records *Churches *Court Records
07-05-2010
Family Group Sheets
01-23-2011
*Family Reunions
07-21-2012
*Family Web Pages
07-30-2012
* Funeral Homes
History * "Lost & Found"
06-02-2010
* Marriage Records
10-29-2012
* Military
07-14-2010
* Misc. Links
07-14-2010
* Newspapers
01-23-2011
* Obituaries
01-09-2014
* Photo Album
06-19-2013
* Old Queries * Surnames
10-29-2012
* Volunteers We Get Mail


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