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As cotton plantations were developed in the area, Rome was an increasingly important market town, shipping the commodity downriver to other markets.People of the Mississippian culture are known to have inhabited the area from about 1000 CE.
Several Cherokee national leaders settled here, developing plantations, including chiefs Major Ridge and John Ross.Specifics before the Spanish expeditions in the 16th century are largely unknown, but archeologists have found evidence of thousands of years of indigenous cultures along these rivers.There is some debate over whether Hernando de Soto was the first Spanish conquistador to encounter Native Americans in the area now known as Rome, but it is usually agreed that he passed through the region with his expedition in 1540.In the 20th century, Ridge's home here was preserved as Chieftains House.It has been adapted by the state for use as the Chieftains Museum and is used to represent the history of the Cherokee in this area, especially Major Ridge.At the 2010 census, the city had a population of 36,303.
It is the largest city in Northwest Georgia and the 19th largest city in the state.
They merged with other Creek tribes to become the Ulibahalis, who later migrated westward into Alabama in the general region of Gadsden.
By the mid-18th century, Iroquoian-speaking Cherokee had moved into the area and occupied it.
It has developed as a regional center in such areas as medical care and education.
In addition to its public school system, there are several private schools.
Rome is the largest city in and the county seat of Floyd County, Georgia, United States.