Douglasville: A Small Town with Big City Attractions

The city of Douglasville was established on February 25, 1875 by the Georgia General Assembly. Originally known as Skint Chestnut, a large tree stripped by the Indians and used as a landmark, Douglasville derived its current name from Stephen A. Douglas, the Democrat Senator of Illinois and the Democratic Party nominee for president in 1860. Being just 20 miles from the[...]