Georgia Place Names


Listed Alphabetically by Place Name

Listed Alphabetically by County

Historical Atlas of Georgia Counties

Other Sources:

Goff, John H. Placenames of Georgia, Essays of John H. Goff, edited by Francis Lee Utley and Marion R. Hemperly (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1975).

Hemperly, Marion R. Cities, Towns and Communities of Georgia Between 1847-1962, 8500 Places and the County in Which Located (Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1980.

Jones, Charles C., Jr. The Dead Towns of Georgia (Atlanta: Cherokee Publishing Company, 1974).

Krakow, Kenneth. Georgia Place-Names, (Macon, Ga.: Winship Press, 1994). Third edition now available online.

Rootsweb "Forts of Georgia" website.

Sherwood, Adiel. A Gazetteer of Georgia; Containing a Particular Description of the State; its Resources Counties, Towns, Villages, and Whatever is Usual in Statistical Works, S. Boykin: Macon, Brawner & Putnam: Griffin, J. Richards: Atlanta, 1860.

Small, Richard E. The Post Offices of Georgia 1764-1900  (Reston, Va.: Richard E. Small, 1998).