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INTRODUCTION

elcome to the Georgia 1885 Atlas and Gazetteer. The information on this site was obtained from an original 1885 edition of Cram's Unrivaled Family Atlas of the World. The lists of post offices, villages, towns, cities and counties were scanned from the index of the original atlas. Located in the lists are the names of the places, counties of location, sections of the county where the place is located and the populations of the places. Locations of county courthouses are denoted by a bold typeface and a dot preceeding the name represents an express post office. Place names italicized represent places with no post office. These lists can be invaluable to researchers in that most all populated places in the state are listed, as was found in 1885. Many of the places listed on this site are now extinct and are no longer on contemporary maps. Below the alphabetical links section is a map section. The Georgia map was scanned from the atlas and then sectioned into eleven regional maps for easy presentation on this site.

Many old documents in Georgia contain references to communities, villages and towns no longer in existence. Such source documents as old family letters, family Bibles and old deeds make references to such extinct places. This site can be used to locate such places. All 1885 place names are listed alphabetically. By finding the place on this site, the researcher can pinpoint the county of the place name and also get a description of which section of the county in which the place was located. After obtaining this information, the researcher can locate the appropriate map in the map section below and locate the place on the 1885 map.

 

County Population and Location List


ALPHABETICAL LIST OF PLACES

A B C D E F G H I J
K L M N O P Q R S T
U V W X Y Z        

 

LINKS TO MAP IMAGES FROM THE 1885 ATLAS

 

ApplingBaker
BaldwinBanks
BartowBerrien
BibbBrooks
BryanBullock
BurkeButts
CalhounCamden
CampbellCarroll
CatoosaCharlton
ChathamChattahoochee
ChattoogaCherokee
ClarkeClay
ClaytonClinch
CobbCoffee
ColquittColumbia
CowetaCrawford
DadeDawson
DecaturDekalb
DodgeDooly
DoughertyDouglas
EarlyEchols
EffinghamElbert
EmanuelFanning
FayetteFloyd
ForsytheFranklin
FultonGilmer
GlasscockGlynn
GordonGreene
GwinnettHabersham
HallHancock
HaralsonHarris
HartHeard
HenryHouston
IrwinJackson
JasperJefferson
JohnsonJones
LaurensLee
LibertyLincoln
LowndesLumpkin
McDuffieMcIntosh
MaconMadison
MarionMeriwether
MillerMilton
MitchellMonroe
MontgomeryMorgan
MurrayMuscogee
NewtonOconee
OglethorpePaulding
PickensPierce
PikePolk
PulaskiPutnam
QuitmanRabun
RandolphRichmond
RockdaleSchley
ScrevenSpaulding
StewartSumter
TalbotTaliaferro
TattnallTaylor
TelfairTerrell
ThomasTowns
TroupTwiggs
UnionUpson
WalkerWalton
WareWarren
WashingtonWayne
WebsterWhite
WhitfieldWilcox
WilkesWilkinson
Worth 

 


Entire Contents Copyright © 2007 Bob Franks.
THE GEORGIA 1885 ATLAS AND GAZETTEER
The early photograph of Savannah, Georgia on this page is courtesy of
the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

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