ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE
OF GEORGIA, PASSED AT MILLEDGEVILLE, IN
NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, MDCCCVII. 1807.
ACTS OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED IN 1807.
1807 Vol. 1 -- Page: (15)
Sequential Number: 004
Type: AN ACT
Full Title: To add part of the Counties of Washington and Hancock, to the County of Baldwin.
WHEREAS a number of the citizens inhabitants
of said counties, have petitioned this legislature, praying to be added
county of Baldwin: -- Be it therefore enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the state of Georgia, in General
Assembly met, and by authority of the same, That all that part of the said counties of Hancock and Washington, hereafter
described, be added to, and become a part of Baldwin county, to wit: Beginning at Aaron M`Kenzie's ferry, on the Oconee
river; thence a straight line to Holt's mills, on Town creek; thence up said creek, with the meanders thereof, to Harris's upper
mills, on said creek; thence a straight line to the Oconee river, opposite the mouth of Little river; thence with the Oconee river
to the beginning.
BENJ: WHITAKER, Speaker of
the House of Representatives.
JOHN FOSTER, President of the
Senate, pro tem.
JARED IRWIN, Governor.
Date: ASSENTED TO 10th December, 1807.
1812 Vol. 1 -- Page: 21
Sequential Number: 011
Type: AN ACT
Full Title: To add a part of Washington county to the county of Baldwin.
§ 1. BE it enacted by the Senate and
House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met,
and by the
authority of the same, That from and after the passing of this act, all that part of Washington county, lying between Town creek
and the Oconee river, shall constitute a part
of Baldwin county; any law to the contrary notwithstanding.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
President of the Senate.
Executive Department, Georgia,
DAVID B. MITCHELL, Governor.
Date: Assented to, 5th December, 1812.
1826 Vol. 1 -- Page: 63
Sequential Number: 047
Full Title: AN ACT to add part of the county of Washington to the county of Baldwin.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the State
of Georgia in General Assembly met, and it
by the authority aforesaid, That immediately from and after the passing of this act, that part of Washington county lying between
Gum creek and Town creek, shall become a part of the county of Baldwin, commencing with a line at the mouth of Gum creek
where it empties into the Oconee river, and then running up [Illegible Text] creek to its head or most western branch, and from
thence a straight line to the dividing line between the counties of Washington and Hancock at a place known as Vinson's old
field about a quarter of a mile from the residence of John Giles, and thence on the [Illegible Text] line to Town creek, and any
expenses that may accrue in running of the line shall [Illegible Text] paid by the county of Baldwin.
Date: Assented to, 27th December, 1826.
1855 Vol. 1 -- Page: 128
Sequential Number: 058
Law Number: (No. 58.)
Full Title: An Act to alter and change the lines between certain counties therein named.
33. SECTION I. Be it enacted, &c., That
from and after the passage of this act, the county
line of Wilkinson and Baldwin
counties be so changed as to include lots No. 127, 120 and 121 in the fifth district of originally Baldwin, and now Wilkinson
county, including also the residence of Charles Ivey, in Baldwin county.
34. SEC. II. And be it further enacted, That
the line between the counties of
Jones and Baldwin be so changed as to include
the residence of John F. Bivins and Lewis Bagley, now in the county of Jones, in the county of Baldwin.
37. SEC. V. (Repeals conflicting laws.)
Date: APPROVED, March 4th, 1856.
1872 Vol. 1 -- Page: 387
Sequential Number: 259
Law Number: (No. 259 -- O. No. 83.)
Full Title: An
act to change the line between the counties of Baldwin and Wilkinson; to
add a portion of the county of
Wilkinson to the county of Baldwin, and for other purposes.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly
of the State of Georgia, That, from and immediately after the passage of
act, the line between the counties of Wilkinson and Baldwin shall be so changed as to run as follows, viz: commencing where
the line between said counties touches the corner of land lots numbers 236 and 237, and to run in a south-easterly direction
along the easterly line of lots numbers 236, 235 and 234, until it strikes Little Black creek; thence running up said Little Black
creek in its course through land lots numbers 234, 228, 227 and 226, until it strikes the southern boundary line of Baldwin
county, so as to include land lots numbers 235 and 236, and parts of land lots numbers 234, 228, 227, 226 and 237, now in
the county of Wilkinson, in the county of Baldwin.
[Sidenote: Line changed.]
Sec. 2. Repeals conflicting laws.
Approval Date: Approved August 23, 1872.
Source: Georgia Legislative Documents, Georgia's Virtual Library
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