Sparta in Hancock County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1992 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 070-3.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 16.521′ N, 82° 58.563′ W. Marker is in Sparta, Georgia, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (Georgia Route 15/16) and Court Street, on the right when traveling east on Broad Street. Touch for map. The marker is at the northeast corner of the courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Sparta GA 31087, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Old Eagle Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierce Memorial Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sparta Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Old Dominion" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sparta (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rockby (approx. 2.4 miles away); Nathan S.S. Beman at Mt. Zion (approx. 5.9 miles away); Gov. William Jonathan Northen (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sparta.
Regarding Hancock County. Hancock County is one of Georgia's more historic counties; the county and Sparta, the county seat, contain a large collection of well documented antebellum houses.
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Government • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 899 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 10, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.