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Douglas

(Encyclopedia) Douglas. 1 City (1990 pop. 12,822), Cochise co., SE Ariz., at the Mexican border; inc. 1905. The mining and smelting of copper have been important since 1900; the…

Johnson, Herschel Vespasian

(Encyclopedia) Johnson, Herschel Vespasian, 1812–80, U.S. political leader, b. Burke co., Ga. Admitted to the bar in 1834, he filled (1848–49) an unexpired Senate term before serving as…

Georgia

(Encyclopedia) Georgia jôr´jə , state in the SE United States, the last of the Thirteen Colonies to be founded. It is bordered by Florida (S), Alabama (W), Tennessee and North…

Georgia Overview

(Encyclopedia) Georgia jôr´jə [key], Georgian Sakartvelo, Rus. Gruziya, officially Republic of Georgia, republic (2015 est. pop. 3,952,000), c.26,900 sq mi (69,700 sq km…

Georgia

Capital: Atlanta State abbreviation/Postal code: Ga./GA Governor: Nathan Deal, R (to Jan. 2019) Lieut. Governor: Casey Cagle, R (to Jan. 2019) Senators: Johnny Isakson, R (to Jan. 2023); David…

Douglas, Stephen Arnold

(Encyclopedia) Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813–61, American statesman, b. Brandon, Vt. Senatorial Career He was admitted to the bar at Jacksonville, Ill., in 1834.…

Douglas County, GA Census Data

Georgia Douglas County, Georgia People QuickFactsDouglas CountyGeorgiaPopulation, 2005 estimate 112,7609,072,576Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 22.2%10.8%Population,…

Douglas

(Encyclopedia) Douglas, city (1991 pop. 19,950), capital of the Isle of Man, Great Britain. It is a popular resort, connected by rail to Ramsey and Port Erin, on the Irish Sea. Tourism…

South Georgia

(Encyclopedia) South Georgia, island, c.1,450 sq mi (3,760 sq km), S Atlantic Ocean, c.1,200 mi (1,930 km) E of Cape Horn. A dependency of the Falkland Islands from 1908 to 1985…

Johnson County, GA Census Data

Georgia Johnson County, Georgia People QuickFactsJohnson CountyGeorgiaPopulation, 2005 estimate 9,5389,072,576Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 11.4%10.8%Population,…