Place:Campbell, Georgia, United States

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NameCampbell
Alt namesCampbell County
Campbellsource: WeRelate Agent
TypeFormer county
Located inGeorgia, United States     (1828 - )
See alsoDouglas, Georgia, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)


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Campbell County, Georgia was a county of the U.S. state of Georgia from 1828 to 1931. It was created by the state legislature on December 20, 1828 from land taken from Fayette, Coweta, and Carroll counties, and from the half of DeKalb County which became Fulton County soon afterward. Georgia's Cherokee Land Lottery of 1832 also added to the county. The county was named for Duncan G. Campbell, one of the U.S. commissioners responsible for the Treaty of Indian Springs.

The original county seat was Campbellton; however, when the Atlanta & West Point Railroad began to plan its route, the town's residents said no due to noise concerns. The tracks were laid through Fairburn instead, which flourished while Campbellton died out, and Fairburn soon became the new county seat in 1870. The Campbell County Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The northwestern half of Campbell (and a bit more of Carroll) became Douglas County in 1870, divided on October 17 at the Chattahoochee River. The remainder of Campbell County was ceded to Fulton County at the end of 1931, along with Milton County, to save money. The legislation creating the merger was enacted on August 9, 1929, with Milton being added to the process in 1931.

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Campbell County is a former county.


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Timeline

Date Event Source
1828 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1829 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1829 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1829 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1829 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1919 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1830 3,323
1840 5,370
1850 7,232
1860 8,301
1870 9,176
1880 9,970
1890 9,115
1900 9,518
1910 10,874
1920 11,709
1930 9,903

Note: Campbell was annexed to Fulton in 1932.

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External links

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