Place:Washington, Georgia, United States

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Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was established on February 25, 1784. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,187. The county seat is Sandersville.

Washington County, Georgia, was named for General George Washington prior to him becoming President and is the only county in the U.S. to be named for him as a General.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1784 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 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
1865 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1865 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1865 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1865 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
1790 4,552
1800 10,300
1810 9,940
1820 10,627
1830 9,820
1840 10,565
1850 11,766
1860 12,698
1870 15,842
1880 21,964
1890 25,237
1900 28,227
1910 28,174
1920 28,147
1930 25,030
1940 24,230
1950 21,012
1960 18,903
1970 17,480
1980 18,842
1990 19,112

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