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Paulding County

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Incorporated Date: 
December 3, 1832
Population: 
133,135
Total Area: 
313.6 sq mi
Contact Information
240 Constitution Blvd.
Dallas, GA 30132
Phone Number: 
(770) 443-7550 ext. 202
Fax Number: 
(770) 443-7537

Paulding County, designated in 1832 from part of Cherokee County, recognizes John Paulding. During the War of Independence, Paulding helped to capture Major John André, one of Benedict Arnold's accomplices in the plot to undermine Patriot revolutionaries. Dallas, the present county seat, is named for Pennsylvania statesman and vice president under President James Polk, George Mifflin Dallas.