Place:Screven, Georgia, United States

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Screven County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population was 15,374. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 15,037. The county seat is Sylvania.

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History

The County was created on December 14, 1793, and was named after General James Screven, who served in the American Revolutionary War.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1790 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1793 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1794 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1800 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1811 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1817 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1927 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
1800 3,019
1810 4,477
1820 3,941
1830 4,776
1840 4,794
1850 6,847
1860 8,274
1870 9,175
1880 12,786
1890 14,424
1900 19,252
1910 20,202
1920 23,552
1930 20,503
1940 20,353
1950 18,000
1960 14,919
1970 12,591
1980 14,043
1990 13,842

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External links

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