Ai, Georgia

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Ai, Georgia
Unincorporated community
Ai is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Ai
Ai
Ai is located in the US
Ai
Ai
Location within Gilmer county
Coordinates: 34°50′1″N 84°27′10″W / 34.83361°N 84.45278°W / 34.83361; -84.45278Coordinates: 34°50′1″N 84°27′10″W / 34.83361°N 84.45278°W / 34.83361; -84.45278
Country United States
State Georgia
County Gilmer
Elevation 2,228 ft (679 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS ID 331003[1]

Ai is an unincorporated community in Gilmer County, Georgia, United States.

A post office called Ai was established in 1920, and remained in operation until 1932.[2] According to tradition the name "Ai" is biblical in origin.[3] Ai was located inland away from the railroad.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ai, Georgia
  2. ^ "County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 September 2017. 
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 141. 
  4. ^ Candler, Allen Daniel; Evans, Clement Anselm (1906). Georgia: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons. State historical association. p. 32.