Place:Chatham, Georgia, United States

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NameChatham
Alt namesChathamsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates32.0°N 81.083°W
Located inGeorgia, United States     (1777 - )
See alsoBryan, Georgia, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Chatham County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. The county seat and largest city is Savannah. The U.S. Census Bureau's 2012 population estimate was 276,434 residents. (The official 2010 census had reported a total population of 265,128, a 14.3 percent increase over the 2000 figure of 232,048.) Chatham is the most populous Georgia county outside the Atlanta metropolitan area. One of the original counties of Georgia, Chatham County was created February 5, 1777, and is named after William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham.

Chatham County is one of three counties that constitute the Savannah Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Historical churches

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1777 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1777 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1783 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1785 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1800 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1806 Marriage 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
1790 10,769
1800 12,946
1810 13,540
1820 14,737
1830 14,127
1840 18,801
1850 23,901
1860 31,043
1870 41,279
1880 45,023
1890 57,740
1900 71,239
1910 79,690
1920 100,032
1930 105,431
1940 117,970
1950 151,481
1960 188,299
1970 187,767
1980 202,226
1990 216,935

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External links

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