Histopolis Place-of-the-Day

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.

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"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."

Explore Oconee County on Histopolis now. If you have a place that you would like to see featured as the Histopolis Place-of-the-Day, contact the webmaster to suggest it.

May 2011

DayPlace
1Concordia Parish, Louisiana
2Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska
3Logan County, Kansas
4Gibson County, Indiana
5George County, Mississippi
6Todd County, Minnesota
7Monroe County, Pennsylvania
8Tripp County, South Dakota
9Daviess County, Missouri
10Richmond County, North Carolina
11Chatham County, North Carolina
12Glasscock County, Texas
13Franklin County, Kentucky
14Lake County, Oregon
15Phillips County, Montana
16Oconee County, Georgia
17Rusk County, Wisconsin
18Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
19Runnels County, Texas
20Cowlitz County, Washington
21Monticello Cemetery, Monticello, Jasper County, Georgia
22Guadalupe Cemetery, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona
23South Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
24Congregation Young Israel Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
25Greenwood Cemetery, Cedartown, Polk County, Georgia
26Saint Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
27Lawtonville Cemetery, Hampton County, South Carolina
28Beth Israel Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
29Storden Cemetery, Westbrook Township, Cottonwood County, Minnesota
30Haldeman Cemetery, Troy Township, Morrow County, Ohio
31Forest Park West Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

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Note: The first Place-of-the-Day was in September 2010