By: Michael A. Ports, Pub. 2019, (1794-1805 Part 1): 348 pages, soft cover, Index, ISBN #0-89308-757-2.
Hancock County was created in 1793 from Greene and Washington Counties. It is surrounded by present day counties of: Baldwin, Greene, Glascock, Putnam, Taliaferro, Warren, and Washington. The Superior Court of the county had jurisdiction over all criminal matters, civil cases, appeals from Inferior Court decisions and Justice's Courts, divorces, grand juries, naturalizations, and registration of land deeds.