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By Dr. Joseph A. Tomberlin

Lowndes County, positioned deep within the wiregrass quarter of southern Georgia, has been consistently occupied given that precedent days. throughout the centuries, a number of local American tribes inhabited the sector, yet they lingered particularly in short and left few tangible lines. The area�s written historical past started with the institution round 1623 of the Spanish project of Santa Cruz de Cachipile in southern Lowndes. Georgia�s common meeting created Lowndes County from the southern half Irwin County in 1825 and named it for William Jones Lowndes of South Carolina. the current county seat, Valdosta, dates from the development of the Atlantic and Gulf Railroad throughout Lowndes from 1859 to 1860. eventually the county used to be to have 5 railroads, which, mixed with U.S. Highways forty-one and eighty four and Interstate seventy five, have been to be significant elements in dramatic neighborhood growth."

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