The Long County Sheriff’s Office serves the citizens of Long County, Georgia with pride and honor. Long County has a deep and pristine history in Georgia. If one travels through the heart of Long County, there are many historical sites that have not only influenced the history of Long County, but the history of Georgia and the United States.
On November 2, 1920, Georgia voters ratified the proposed amendment and Long County became Georgia's 159th county. Long County honors Dr. Crawford W. Long who introduced anesthesia for surgery during a surgical operation at Jefferson on March 30, 1842. Beginning in the 1840s as a stop known as "Four and a Half" on the Atlantic and Gulf Railroad, eventually a small village developed known as Johnston Station, eventually Ludowici gained its name for a German tile manufacturer who settled there and made red clay roofing tiles that became popular through south Georgia. Briefly during World War I (1917-18), the town was called Liberty City due to the prevailing anti-German sentiment of the time.
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