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Incorporated Date: 

January 1, 1889



Total Area: 

5.9 sq mi
Contact Information
700 Highway 293
Emerson, GA 30137

Phone Number: 

(770) 382-9819

Fax Number: 

(770) 606-1731

Emerson remembers Joseph Emerson Brown, Governor of Georgia and U.S. Senator.

During the Civil War, General Joseph E. Johnston's forces camped here after retreating from Cassville and burning the highway and R.R. bridges over the Etowah. Having heard that William Tecumsah Sherman's forces had moved southward from Kingston toward Dallas, Johnston resumed his march on roads that converged there.