Bartow, Georgia

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Bartow is a town in Jefferson County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 286.[1] The town was originally named "Spier's Turnout", but was changed to honor the first Confederate officer to die in battle, Colonel Francis S. Bartow of Savannah, Georgia.[2]

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  1. Bureau, U. S. Census. "American FactFinder - Results".
  2. Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 14. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.