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Stewart County, Georgia


Stewart County administrative offices are located at 290 Main Street, Lumpkin, GA 31815; phone: 229-838-6220.

Beginnings [1]

In December of 1830, Stewart County was laid off from Randolph County, with Lumpkin remaining the county seat of Stewart County. In 1831 the first courthouse, a log structure was built. The economy of Stewart County was, and still is, based on agriculture, especially cotton, peanuts, wheat and barley.

  1. Nancy Alexander, Lower Chatahoochee APDC and Richard Cloues, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Lumpkin Georgia Multiple Resource Area, nomination document, 1982, National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places, Washington, D.C.

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