Place:Hart, Georgia, United States

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Hart County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created December 7, 1853. As of 2000, the population was 22,997. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 24,240. The county seat is Hartwell.

Of Georgia's 159 counties, Hart County is the only one named after a woman, Nancy Hart. Lake Hartwell is also named for her.

Letters to Miss Celie in the movie The Color Purple (film) by Steven Spielberg, based on the novel The Color Purple by Alice Walker, are addressed to "Hartwell County, Georgia" suggesting that the movie is set either in Hartwell or Hart County.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1853 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 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Land 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 6,137
1870 6,783
1880 9,094
1890 10,887
1900 14,492
1910 16,216
1920 17,944
1930 15,174
1940 15,512
1950 14,495
1960 15,229
1970 15,814
1980 18,585
1990 19,712

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