Chattooga County, Georgia
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Chattooga County, Georgia, is situated in
the north west part of the state, and contains 300 square miles. Surface, mountainous; soil, fertile
on the river bottoms. Capital, Summerville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 4,129, sheep 2,037, swine
12,338; wheat 18,789 bushels produced, rye 119, Indian corn 201,568, barley 400, oats 12,503, potatoes
7,076, tobacco 8,206 pounds, cotton 112,941; 3 stores, capital $5,500; 3 tanneries, 7 flouring mills,
4 grist mills, 2 saw mills. Capital in manufactures $5,800. 1 academy 35 students, 4 schools 64
scholars. Population: whites 2,624, slaves 814; total, 3,438.
Summerville is a post village, capital of Chattooga County, Georgia, 181 miles north west of
Milledgeville, 652 miles from Washington City. It is situated on the west side of Chattooga River, a
branch of Coosa River. It contains a court house, jail, and about 175 inhabitants.
Source: A Complete Descriptive And Statistical Gazetteer Of The United States Of America, By Daniel Haskel,
A. M and J. Calvin Smith, Published By Sherman & Smith, 1843
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