Place:Walton, Georgia, United States

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Walton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 83,768. The county seat is Monroe.

The county is a part of the Atlanta Metropolitan Area (Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area).

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1818 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1819 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1819 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1820 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 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
1820 4,192
1830 10,929
1840 10,209
1850 10,821
1860 11,074
1870 11,038
1880 15,622
1890 17,467
1900 20,942
1910 25,393
1920 24,216
1930 21,118
1940 20,777
1950 20,230
1960 20,481
1970 23,404
1980 31,211
1990 38,586

Note: The first Walton County was created in 1803 as a Georgia county and was reported in 1810 as part of Georgia; it was abolished in 1812 after a review of the State boundary determined its area to be located in North Carolina. The present-day Walton County was created in 1818, comprising territory included in Jackson County in 1810.

Research Tips

  1. Tax digest 1819, 1826, 1831, 1834, 1852-1853, FHL US/CAN Film 159188. [1]

External links

www.rootsweb.com/~gawalton/


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