Sugar Valley, Georgia

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Sugar Valley, Georgia
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Georgia
County Gordon
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30746
Area code(s) 706/762

Sugar Valley[1] is an unincorporated community in Gordon County, Georgia, United States, northwest of Calhoun and east of Horn Mountain Ridge. SR 136 runs through the center of the town.

History[edit]

A post office called Sugar Valley has been in operation since 1844.[2] The community may have been named after a grove of sugar maple trees near the original town site.[3]

Geography[edit]

Sugar Valley is located near the northwest corner of Gordon County. Nearby is the Oostanaula River. Three miles to the west of Sugar Valley at the extreme edge of Gordon County is the Ridge and Valley region of Georgia where Horn Mountain separates Gordon and Floyd County. The mountain reaches over 1,800 feet in elevation compared to 600 feet in Sugar Valley.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sugar Valley, Georgia
  2. ^ "Gordon County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Gordon County". Calhoun Times. 1 September 2004. p. 96. Retrieved 26 April 2015. 

Coordinates: 34°33′29″N 85°00′43″W / 34.55806°N 85.01194°W / 34.55806; -85.01194