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image by Dov Gutterman, 16 June 2000
Pierce County, Georgia was created in 1857. The parent counties from which Pierce County was organized from were Appling & Ware. The county seat is Blackshear. The first U.S. Census for this county was begun June 1, 1860, and finished June 27, 1860. This census showed a population of 1,973, Blackshear's portion of these being 319. In 1870, Pierce County had 2,778 population, and 490 were living in Blackshear.
Dov Gutterman, 16 June 2000