Place:Gilmer, Georgia, United States

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Gilmer County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on December 3, 1832 and was named for George Rockingham Gilmer. As of 2000, the population was 23,456. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 28,389. The county seat is Ellijay.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1832 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1833 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1833 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1833 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 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
1840 2,536
1850 8,440
1860 6,724
1870 6,644
1880 8,386
1890 9,074
1900 10,198
1910 9,237
1920 8,406
1930 7,344
1940 9,001
1950 9,963
1960 8,922
1970 8,956
1980 11,110
1990 13,368

Research Tips

Gilmer County, Georgia was named after George Rockingham Gilmer who served twice as Governor of Georgia, from 1829 to 1831, and from 1837 to 1839.

External links

www.rootsweb.com/~gagilmer/


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