Hancock County (070)

Historic Markers Across Georgia


Hancock County was created on Feb. 17, 1793.

The county seat is in Sparta, GA.,
and the county is 478.8 Square Miles in area.

  FIPS Code: 13141

  Information about Hancock County, Georgia, from Wikipedia.

  Georgia County facts for Hancock County.
  US Census Quick Facts about Hancock County.


There are 18 Historic Markers in Hancock County.

"July" 1858 The Original July Foxhound   -    
  Georgia 16 just southeast of Shoulderbone WM6GX1   

Camilla and Zack Hubert Homesite   -   GHS 70.1
  at Sprinfield Church on Springfield Rd. several miles north of intersection with Ga. 22 WM6GW9   

Famous Indian Trail   -   GHM 070-1
  Ga 16, 9.5 miles NW of Sparta at Little Shoulderbone Creek WM6H14   

Glen Mary   -    
  7342 Linton Rd, Sparta, GA WM6GX1   

Gov. Charles James McDonald   -   GHM 070-8
  Ga 22 at Devereux, about 8 miles SW of Sparta, GA WM6H15   

Gov. William Jonathan Northen   -   GHM 070-7
  Ga 15 about 7 miles NW of Sparta near mile marker 17 WM6C1K   

Gov. William Rabun   -   GHM 070-9
  Ga 22 about 8 miles northeast of Sparta, GA WM6GW6   

Hancock County   -   GHM 070-3
  Courthouse in Sparta, GA WM6C20   

Nathan S.S. Beman at Mt. Zion   -   GHM 070-12
  Ga 15 about 7 miles north of Sparta near mile marker 17 WM6C1P   

Old Dominion   -   GHM 070-5
  Ga 15/Ga 16/Ga 22 north of courthouse, Sparta (Removed)      

Old Eagle Tavern   -   GHM 070-2
  LaFayette Hotel, Main Street, Sparta, GA WM6C1X   

Pierce Memorial Methodist Church   -   GHM 070-10
  At the church at Boland and Hamilton Streets, Sparta WM6GWC   

Powelton Baptist Church   -   GHM 070-10
  At the church in Powelton on Ga 22 WM6GP5   

Powelton Baptist Church   -   GBC 
  Near Powelton Baptist Church WM6GP6   

Rockby   -   GHM 070-11
  Ga 16 about 2 miles east of Sparta at mile marker 15 WM6GWW   

Shoulder-bone Creek Treaty   -   GHM 070-6
  Ga 16 at Ga 77 northwest of Sparta, GA WM6H0X   

Sparta   -   GHM 070-4
  At the City Hall on E. Broad St (Ga 15/16), Sparta, GA WM6GWQ   

Sparta Cemetery   -   GHS 70.2


M  - The marker is missing.
P  - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page.
P* - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page and I have personally visited this marker.
R  - The marker has been removed.

Waymark of *NE - This marker is not eligible to be waymarked.


Other Hancock County Resources.

Hancock County,Ga. American History & Genealogy Project