Macon (Georgia)

Bibb County


Macon is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia and the seat of Bibb County with approximately 97,300 residents. The city was founded in 1823 and named for Nathaniel Macon, who was from 1791 to 1828 member of the U.S. Congress. Native American Native laid near the city of earth mounds, which are now in the Ocmulgee National Monument. For the production include textiles, porcelain and processing equipment for the aviation industry. In the south of the city there is an air force base ( " Warner Robins "). In the American Civil War Macon was a haven for refugees during the Georgia campaign of General William Tecumseh Sherman.

Twin Cities

  • France Mâcon, France
  • Ghana Elmina, Ghana
  • Japan Kurobe, Japan
  • Russia Ulyanovsk, Russia
  • Flag of South Korea Gwacheon, South Korea
  • China Republic of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Emmett Berry, jazz trumpeter
  • Manley Lanier Carter, astronaut
  • Blake Clark, actor
  • Randy Crawford, jazz and soul singer
  • Melvyn Douglas, actor
  • Allan Evans, opera singers
  • Lucille Hegamin, blues singer
  • Ann Howard, club owner
  • Ben Johnston, composer, invented their own system of notation
  • Thomas G. Jones, politician and the 28th Governor of Alabama
  • Neva Jane Langley, Miss America 1953
  • Sidney Lanier, poet and musician
  • Jack McBrayer, actor and comedian
  • Marc Merowitz, professional wrestler
  • Sam Nunn, businessman and politician
  • Jim Parker, American football player
  • Antonio Pettigrew, athlete, world champion in the 400 -meter run
  • Carrie Preston, Actress
  • Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback, the first African-American governor of a U.S. state
  • Otis Redding, soul musicians
  • Little Richard, rock-' n' -roll musicians
  • Blanton C. Winship, Governor of Puerto Rico and a military lawyer
  • Cassie Yates, Actress
  • Shay Laren, Model
  • Jason Aldean, country musician

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