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Transition from Districts and Towns into
Parishes in 1758 and 1765 to Counties in 1777

1732-1758 1758-1765 1765-1777 1777
Districts and Towns Parishes Parishes Counties
District of Augusta St. Paul St. Paul Richmond
District of Halifax St. George St. George Burke
District of Abercorn St. Matthew St. Matthew Effingham
District of Goshen St. Matthew St. Matthew Effingham
District of Ebenezer St. Matthew St. Matthew Effingham
District of Ogeechee (Above Canoochee River) St. Philip St. Philip Effingham
District of Ogeechee (Below Canoochee River) St. Philip St. Philip Chatham
Town of Hardwick St. Philip St. Philip Chatham
Town of Savannah Christ Church Christ Church Chatham
District of Savannah Christ Church Christ Church Chatham

Sea Islands north of Great Ogeechee River

Christ Church Christ Church Chatham

Town of Sunbury

St. John St. John Liberty
District of Midway St. John St. John Liberty
District of Newport St. John St. John Liberty
St. Catherine Island St. John St. John Liberty
Bermuda Island St. John St. John Liberty
Town of Darien St. Andrew St. Andrew Liberty
District of Darien St. Andrew St. Andrew Liberty
Sapelo Island St. Andrew St. Andrew Liberty
Eastwood Island St. Andrew St. Andrew Liberty

Sea Island between Great Ogeechee & Altamaha Rivers

St. Andrew St. Andrew Liberty
Town of Frederica St. James St. James Liberty
District of Frederica St. James St. James Liberty
Great St. Simons Island St. James St. James Liberty
Little St. Simons Island St. James St. James Liberty

Sea Island south of Altamaha River

St. James St. James Liberty

Between Altamaha & Turtle River

  St. David

Glynn

 

Between Turtle and Little Satilla Rivers

  St. Patrick

Glynn

 

Between Little Satilla & Great Satilla Rivers

  St. Thomas Camden

Between Great Satilla & St. Marys River

  St. Mary Camden

Horatio Marbury & William H. Crawford. Digest of the Laws of Georgia (Savannah 1802)
P. 150-153.
State of Georgia. 1777 Constitution, Section 242.

Transcription copyright 2004 by Sherry Deal Jones, TYBEETIDE@aol.com.