Histopolis Place-of-the-Day

Histopolis features a different cemetery, town, county or other place every day on the Place-of-The-Day.

Monday, August 1, 2011

The Histopolis Place-of-the-Day for Monday, August 1, 2011 is the Murray County in Georgia.

"Murray County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population was 36,506. The 2007 Census Estimate showed a population of 40,664. The county seat is Chatsworth.

"It is part of the Dalton, Georgia, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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"In December, 1832 the Georgia General Assembly designated the extreme northwestern corner of the state as Murray County. Formerly part of Cherokee County, the area was named for a distinguished Georgia statesman from Lincoln County, Mr. Thomas W. Murray, a former speaker of the Georgia House. Within a short time the legislature found the county was too large to administer properly as the population grew, for the county then included what is now Dade, Walker, Catoosa, Whitfield, Murray, Gordon and parts of Bartow and Chatooga Counties, so further division became necessary. Within two decades, Murray County came to be 342 square miles (886 km) of land with Spring Place as its county seat until the railroad was built through Chatsworth, and made Chtsworth more accessible, the county seat was moved to Chatsworth."

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August 2011

DayPlace
1Murray County, Georgia
2Jones County, Iowa
3Marion County, Georgia
4Potter County, Texas
5Holmes County, Ohio
6Wood County, Ohio
7Belknap County, New Hampshire
8Cook County, Minnesota
9Douglas County, Nebraska
10Ohio County, West Virginia
11Wolfe County, Kentucky
12Los Alamos County, New Mexico
13Carbon County, Utah
14Pendleton County, West Virginia
15Houston County, Texas
16Neshoba County, Mississippi
17Allen County, Ohio
18Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska
19Jackson County, Illinois
20Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri
21Hunterdon County, New Jersey
22Rensselaer County, New York
23Pierce County, North Dakota
24Ross County, Ohio
25Las Animas County, Colorado
26Rooks County, Kansas
27Christian County, Missouri
28Oscoda County, Michigan
29Newton County, Indiana
30Carbon County, Pennsylvania
31Sarasota County, Florida

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