"There are 159 superior courts in Georgia - one in each county. Of all the existing courts of this state, superior courts are the oldest. They were created 234 years ago by Georgia's first state constitution in 1777."
Wilkes, Donald E. Jr., "History of the Western Judicial Circuit" (2011). Popular Media. 94.
Georgia Bar Journal, Vol. 17, No. 2 (October 2011), pp. 26-29