Histopolis features a different cemetery, town, county or other place every day on the Place-of-The-Day.
Monday, May 16, 2011
The Histopolis Place-of-the-Day for Monday, May 16, 2011 is the Oconee County in Georgia.
"Oconee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on February 25, 1875. As of the 2000 census, the population was 26,225. Census estimates for 2007 show a population of 31,367. The county seat is Watkinsville.
"Oconee County is included in the Athens-Clarke County, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area.
"Progressive Farmer rated Oconee County as third best in the list of 2006 "Best Places to Live" in the U.S., one of two places to place in the top ten two years running.
"Oconee County was created from the southwestern part of Clarke County in 1875 by the Georgia General Assembly. The new county was created to satisfy southwestern Clarke County residents' demand for their own county after the county seat was moved from Watkinsville to Athens by the General Assembly in 1872. It is named for the river flowing along part of its eastern border, whose name in turn comes from a Native American word meaning "spring of the hills."
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|1||Concordia Parish, Louisiana|
|2||Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska|
|3||Logan County, Kansas|
|4||Gibson County, Indiana|
|5||George County, Mississippi|
|6||Todd County, Minnesota|
|7||Monroe County, Pennsylvania|
|8||Tripp County, South Dakota|
|9||Daviess County, Missouri|
|10||Richmond County, North Carolina|
|11||Chatham County, North Carolina|
|12||Glasscock County, Texas|
|13||Franklin County, Kentucky|
|14||Lake County, Oregon|
|15||Phillips County, Montana|
|16||Oconee County, Georgia|
|17||Rusk County, Wisconsin|
|18||Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana|
|19||Runnels County, Texas|
|20||Cowlitz County, Washington|
|21||Monticello Cemetery, Monticello, Jasper County, Georgia|
|22||Guadalupe Cemetery, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona|
|23||South Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona|
|24||Congregation Young Israel Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona|
|25||Greenwood Cemetery, Cedartown, Polk County, Georgia|
|26||Saint Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas|
|27||Lawtonville Cemetery, Hampton County, South Carolina|
|28||Beth Israel Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona|
|29||Storden Cemetery, Westbrook Township, Cottonwood County, Minnesota|
|30||Haldeman Cemetery, Troy Township, Morrow County, Ohio|
|31||Forest Park West Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana|
Note: The first Place-of-the-Day was in September 2010