On 18 September 2014, 4,283,392 ballots were cast in the referendum asking a simple question.
Should Scotland be an independent country?
While the "No" votes won the day, it is generally agreed that Scotland and the entire United Kingdom is likely to see wholesale change as devolution of more powers from London to Edinburgh takes place.
As I was watching the election results come in, Thursday night, I could not help but wonder what Scotland's vote could teach us about resurrecting Milton and Campbell counties.
In Fulton County, where I live, there is a long-standing discussion about re-creating the two counties that merged to form Georgia's largest county.
A lot of people, myself included, believe that while consolidating Milton and Campbell counties into Fulton made sense in 1931, it makes little sense to keep Fulton County as it is now.
Quite frankly, Fulton County has become too big for its britches. It is bloated. It is dysfunctional. Fulton County is out of touch with its residents, and should be split up.
In order for that to happen, though, a referendum similar to the one that took place in Scotland would have to occur.
So what can we learn from the Scottish Independence Referendum as we continue the conversation on bringing back Campbell and Milton counties?