Place:Walker, Georgia, United States

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Walker County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on December 18, 1833 from land formerly belonging to the Cherokee Indian Nation. As of the 2010 census, the population was 68,756. The county seat is LaFayette.

Walker County is part of the Chattanooga, TN–GA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Walker County is one of only nine counties in the United States still employing the sole commissioner form of government.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1833 County formed 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
1883 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1883 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1883 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1883 Probate 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
1840 6,572
1850 13,109
1860 10,082
1870 9,925
1880 11,056
1890 13,282
1900 15,661
1910 18,692
1920 23,370
1930 26,206
1940 31,024
1950 38,198
1960 45,264
1970 50,691
1980 56,470
1990 58,340

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~gawalker/


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