Chattahoochee County, Georgia

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Chattahoochee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on February 13, 1854. As of 2000, the population is 14,882. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 9,430.[1] It is part of the Columbus, Georgia-Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county seat is Cusseta.[2]

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History

The Georgia General Assembly created Chattahoochee County on February 13, 1854, from portions of Muscogee and Marion counties. It is named for the Chattahoochee River that forms its western boundary. The county seat was named Cusseta to commemorate the Creek Indian town that used to exist nearby.

The original courthouse, built in 1854 by slaves, is preserved at the tourist attraction of Westville, near Lumpkin, Georgia.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 251 square miles (650.1 km2), of which 249 square miles (644.9 km2) is land and 2 square miles (5.2 km2) (0.96%) is water.

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