Georgia Place Names - Sumter County

Place Name Shown on Historical Atlas of Georgia Counties Maps Other Information
Americus 1839, 1846, 1855, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1874, 1883, 1885, 1885b, 1895, 1899, 1904, 1910, 1915, 1952, 1955, 1970a, 1970b, 1999, 2001, 2001b current county seat of Sumter County
Andersonville, Anderson 1863, 1864, 1865, 1874, 1883, 1885, 1885b, 1895, 1899, 1904, 1915, 1952, 1955, 1970a, 1970b on current map, called Anderson in 1863, 1864, 1865 and 1874, 1999, 2001, 2001b
Arles 1915, 1955, 1999
Belleford, Bottsford, Botsford 1863, 1865, 1874, 1883, 1885b, 1899 called Belleford in 1863, Bottsford in 1865 and 1874, Botsford in 1883, 1885 and 1899
Chambliss none Hemperly, Cities, Towns and Communities of Georgia...p.27
Cleggs 1910
Cobb 1895, 1899, 1904, 1910, 1915, 1955, 1970a, 1970b, 1999, 2001, 2001b on current map
Concord 1999
Corinth 1855, 1863, 1864, 1865
Croxton Crossroads none USGS Georgia list
Danville 1839, 1865, 1874, 1883, 1885, 1885b
DeSoto, Desota 1895, 1899, 1904, 1915, 1952, 1955, 1970a, 1970b, 1999, 2001, 2001b on current map, called Desota in 1904
Ellaville none Small, The Post Offices of Georgia 1764-1900...p.2-17
English 1915
Flintside 1915, 1955, 1970a, 1970b, 1999, 2001, 2001b on current map
Foster Spur none Hemperly, Cities, Towns and Communities of Georgia...p.55
Friendship 1855, 1883, 1885, 1885b, 1895, 1899, 1910, 1915, 1955, 1970a, 1970b, 2001, 2001b on current map
Gatewood 1895, 1904, 1915, 1955
Haguenin 1863, 1874, 1904 called Hugenin in 1863, Haguenin in 1874, Huguenin in 1865, 1899 and 1904
Hudson 1895, 1899, 1910, 1915
Hugenin, Huguenin, Haguenin 1855, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1874, 1899, 1904 called Hugenin in 1855 and 1863, Haguenin in 1874, Huguenin in 1904
Huntington 1895, 1899, 1904, 1910, 1915, 1955
Iketon none Hemperly, Cities, Towns and Communities of Georgia...p.75
Jacksons Bluff none Hemperly, Cities, Towns and Communities of Georgia...p.76
Job none Hemperly, Cities, Towns and Communities of Georgia...p.77
Johnson 1895
Jordanville 1910, 1915
Koinonia Farms none Krakow, Georgia Place-Names, p.128
Lake Harris none Hemperly, Cities, Towns and Communities of Georgia...p.82
Lamar 1863, 1864, 1865, 1883, 1885b, 1899, 1915
Lebanon none USGS Georgia list
Leslie 1895, 1899, 1904, 1915, 1952, 1955, 1970a, 1970b, 1999, 2001, 2001b on current map
Little John 1895
Lucile none Hemperly, Cities, Towns and Communities of Georgia...p.89
Maddox 1895, 1899, 1904, 1915, 1955
Magnolia 1864
Mahaffey 1904
Markett 1895
Methvins 1999
Muckalee none Krakow, Georgia Place-Names, p.157
Myrtle Springs none USGS Georgia list
New Era 1999
New Point, Newpoint 1915, 1955 called New Point in 1915, Newpoint in 1955
Ogden 1915
Parker 1915
Pennington none USGS Georgia list
Plains, Plains of Dura 1855, 1863, 1864, 1883, 1885, 1885b, 1895, 1899, 1904, 1910, 1915, 1952, 1955, 1970a, 1970b, 1999, 2001, 2001b on current map, called Plains of Dura in 1855, 1863, 1864, 1883 and 1885, the original site of Plains of Dura was actually about one mile north of present day Plains - Goff, Placenames of Georgia, p. 35
Pondtown 1839, 1846, 1855 called Pond Town in 1855. Became part of Schley County when it was created in 1857; Pondtown no longer existed after 1859.
Providence 1883, 1885b, 1899, 1915
Quebec none Hemperly, Cities, Towns and Communities of Georgia...p.120
Roney 1895, 1899, 1915
Salter, Salters 1895, 1915 Salter in 1895, Salters in 1915
Sarah none Small, The Post Offices of Georgia 1764-1900...p.2-46
Seals none Hemperly, Cities, Towns and Communities of Georgia...p.131
Shiloh none USGS Georgia list
Shipps Spur none Hemperly, Cities, Towns and Communities of Georgia...p.133
Smith, Smith V. 1863, 1874 Smith in 1863, Smith V. in 1874
Stewart 1883, 1885, 1885b, 1895, 1899, 1904
Sumter, Sumpter 1864, 1874, 1885, 1895, 1899, 1904, 1910, 1915, 1955, 1970a, 1970b, 1999, 2001, 2001b on current map, called Sumpter in 1904
Thalean none USGS Georgia list
Tropic 1899, 1910, 1915
Tucker none Hemperly, Cities, Towns and Communities of Georgia...p.147
Wells Mill 1915, 1955
Westbrook 1885b
Yaw 1899, 1915

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Ben Hill Berrien Bibb Bleckley Brantley Brooks Bryan Bulloch
Burke Butts Calhoun Camden Campbell Candler Carroll Catoosa
Charlton Chatham Chattahoochee Chattooga Cherokee Clarke Clay Clayton
Clinch Cobb Coffee Colquitt Columbia Cook Coweta Crawford
Crisp Dade Dawson Decatur DeKalb Dodge Dooly Dougherty
Douglas Early Echols Effingham Elbert Emanuel Evans Fannin
Fayette Floyd Forsyth Franklin Fulton Gilmer Glascock Glynn
Gordon Grady Greene Gwinnett Habersham Hall Hancock Haralson
Harris Hart Heard Henry Houston Irwin Jackson Jasper
Jeff Davis Jefferson Jenkins Johnson Jones Lamar Lanier Laurens
Lee Liberty Lincoln Long Lowndes Lumpkin Macon Madison
Marion McDuffie McIntosh Meriwether Miller Milton Mitchell Monroe
Montgomery Morgan Murray Muscogee Newton Oconee Oglethorpe Paulding
Peach Pickens Pierce Pike Polk Pulaski Putnam Quitman
Rabun Randolph Richmond Rockdale Schley Screven Seminole Spalding
Stephens Stewart Sumter Talbot Taliaferro Tattnall Taylor Telfair
Terrell Thomas Tift Toombs Towns Treutlen Troup Turner
Twiggs Union Upson Walker Walton Ware Warren Washington
Wayne Webster Wheeler White Whitfield Wilcox Wilkes Wilkinson
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