Place:Dougherty, Georgia, United States

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Oakview Cemetery
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Dougherty County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 94,565. It is included in the Albany, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county seat and largest city is Albany.

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History

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The county was created by the Georgia General Assembly on December 15, 1853, from a part of Baker County and was named after Charles Dougherty, a respected judge and lawyer from Athens, Georgia.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1849 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1852 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 8,295
1870 11,517
1880 12,622
1890 12,206
1900 13,679
1910 16,035
1920 20,063
1930 22,306
1940 28,565
1950 43,617
1960 75,680
1970 89,639
1980 100,718
1990 96,311

Research Tips

External links

www.rootsweb.com/~gadoughe/


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