Johntown, Georgia

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Johntown is an extinct town in Dawson County, in the U.S. state of Georgia.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Johntown was established in 1879, and remained in operation until 1944.[2] The community was named after John S. Holden, an early postmaster.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Johntown (historical)
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  3. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 122. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.