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This Day in Georgia History

December 21, 1819

Rabun County Created

Gov. John Clark signed an act creating Rabun County as Georgia’s 47th county. Created from Cherokee lands ceded by the Treaty of Washington of 1819, the county was named for Gov. William Rabun, who died in office two months earlier.

Image of Rabun County Created View large image
Source: Carl Vinson Institute of Government