“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Towns County, Georgia

Clickable Map of Towns County, Georgia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Towns County, GA (3) Habersham County, GA (15) Rabun County, GA (15) Union County, GA (9) White County, GA (22) Clay County, NC (7)  TownsCounty(3) Towns County (3)  HabershamCounty(15) Habersham County (15)  RabunCounty(15) Rabun County (15)  UnionCounty(9) Union County (9)  WhiteCounty(22) White County (22)  ClayCountyNorth Carolina(7) Clay County (7)
Hiawassee is the county seat for Towns County
Adjacent to Towns County, Georgia
      Habersham County (15)  
      Rabun County (15)  
      Union County (9)  
      White County (22)  
      Clay County, North Carolina (7)  
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1 Georgia, Towns County, Blairsville — 139-5 — Brasstown BaldThe Highest Point in Georgia ~ 4,784 ft.
The name is derived from the Cherokee word ltse’yi (New Green Place) or (Place of Fresh Green, from ltse’hi (green or unripe vegetation), and yi, the locative. It occurs in several places in the old Cherokee country, variously spelled Echia, Echoee, . . . Map (db m32706) HM
2 Georgia, Towns County, Hiawassee — 139-4 — Brasstown Bald>>>-- 6 Mi. -->
The high, rounded peak, Brasstown Bald or Mt. Enotah, is the highest mountain in Georgia, 4,748 ft. Its Indian name, Itseyi, means “a place of fresh green,” referring to its grassy, instead of timbered, summit. Early white settlers . . . Map (db m32729) HM
3 Georgia, Towns County, Hiawassee — 139-2 — Towns County
Towns County was created by Act of March 6, 1856 from Rabun and Union Counties. It was named for George Washington Towns, Governor of Georgia from 1847~1851. Gov. Towns was born in Wilkes County, May 4, 1801, of a Virginia family. Self-educated, he . . . Map (db m37370) HM
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May. 27, 2023