Kensington, Georgia

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Coordinates: 34°46′29.88″N 85°22′20.47″W / 34.7749667°N 85.3723528°W / 34.7749667; -85.3723528 Kensington is an unincorporated community in Walker County, Georgia[1] northwest of LaFayette.

History[edit]

A post office called Kensington was established in 1890, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1965.[2] The community was named after Kensington, Pennsylvania.[3]

Historic sites[edit]

Kensington contains three properties or districts that are listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places:

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kensington, Georgia
  2. ^ "Walker County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Walker County". Calhoun Times. 1 September 2004. p. 110. Retrieved 26 April 2015.