Webster County, Georgia

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Webster County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population was 2,390. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 2,245.[1]. The county seat is Preston.[2]

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History

Webster County was created by an act of the Georgia General Assembly on December 16, 1853, as Kinchafoonee County. A subsequent legislative act on February 21, 1856, changed the name to Webster. The land for the county came from portions of Stewart County.

The County is named for Daniel Webster, U.S. representative of New Hampshire and U.S. representative and U.S. senator of Massachusetts. Webster County's original name of Kinchafoonee comes from the Kinchafoonee Creek which runs through the county.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 210 square miles (545 km²), of which 210 square miles (543 km²) is land and 1 square mile (2 km²) (0.34%) is water.

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