Grooverville, Georgia

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Groovervile is an unincorporated community in Brooks County, Georgia, United States. Grooverville was once known as Key and was located at the crossing of the Thomasville and Madison and Sharpe's Store Road, which was in Thomas County prior to the creation of Brooks County, Georgia from Lowndes and Thomas County in 1858.

Grooverville was incorporated December 8, 1859 (per Department of Transportation's General Highway Map of Brooks County dated 1980). The charter of Grooverville was terminated by an act of the Georgia Legislature effective July 1, 1995, as codified in the Georgia Code Section 36-30-7. Since that time Grooverville has been granted status as Grooverville Historic Township by State of Georgia, Department of Community Affairs.

Grooverville Methodist Church and Liberty Baptist Church (Grooverville, Georgia), listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013, are located in the area.

Geography[edit]

Grooverville is located at 30°43′44″N 83°42′54″W / 30.72889°N 83.71500°W / 30.72889; -83.71500 (30.729141, -83.715055).[1]

It is a circular area 1.25-mile (2.01 km) radius from the crossing of Liberty Church Road and Grooverville Road : 4.9 square miles (13 km2). It is located approximately 11 miles (18 km) west-south west of Quitman.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.