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FutureStarrGeorgia county map with cities
Given an article headline, write an introductory paragraph text without links or styling.The map above shows the incorporated cities and unincorporated communities in the U.S. state of Georgia as well as the county and subdivision that a city or community is in. For cities, their county is listed to the right if they’re in it. For communities, their county is listed to the left if they’re in it. The size of each city is listed in the title at the top of the map.
These are scanned from the original copies so you can see Georgia and Georgia counties as our ancestors saw them over a hundred years ago. Some Georgia maps years (not all) have cities, railroads, P.O. locations, township outlines and other features useful to the avid genealogist in Georgia. The number of Counties that exist in the state are 159. All the counties of Georgia vests with political power to rule themselves. The largest county of Georgia is Fulton County. The highest earning counties of Georgia are Forsyth County, Oconee County, Fayette County, Columbia County. Georgia has poorest county too, which is known as Telfair. The state is blessed with 537 cities. The richest place to visit in Georgia are Milton, Peachtree City, Dunwoody and many more. The smallest city of the state is Edge Hill.
Georgia follows like any other state in United States of America Federal Government, where powers vest on three branches of Government. Executive branch is headed by the Governor of the state. The Legislative authority rests on General Assembly which consist of Senate and House of Representatives. Senate is presided over by the Lieutenant Governor and the House of Representatives has its own speaker. The judicial powers are with Supreme Court of the state. With regarding local government in counties of Georgia, the counties have the privilege to elect their own legislative members who are called as Board of Commissioners. The constitution of Georgia provides Home Rule authority to all the counties and cities of the state. From 1732 until 1758, the minor civil divisions in Georgia were districts and towns. In 1758, the Province of Georgia was divided into eight parishes, and another four parishes were partitioned in 1765. On February 5, 1777, the original eight counties of the state were created: Burke, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Richmond and Wilkes. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)