Location: Quitman County GA

Native American History of Quitman County, Georgia

Quitman County is named after General John A. Quitman, a U.S. Army officer in the Mexican War and governor of Mississippi. The county seat of Quitman County is the town of Georgetown. Quitman County is bounded on the north by Chattahoochee County, GA. On the south, it is bordered by Randolph County, GA. The county’s western boundaries are formed by the Chattahoochee River, the Alabama State Line, Barbour County, AL and Russell County, AL. On the east, it is bordered by Webster County, GA. Geology and hydrology Quitman County is located in the Upper Gulf Coastal Plain. In most areas