Ascalon, Georgia

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Ascalon is an unincorporated community in Walker County, in the U.S. state of Georgia.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Ascalon was established in 1881, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1919.[2] The community took its name after the ancient city of Ashkelon.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ascalon, Georgia
  2. ^ "Walker County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Walker County". Calhoun Times. 1 September 2004. p. 106. Retrieved 26 April 2015.

Coordinates: 34°50′22″N 85°25′29″W / 34.83944°N 85.42472°W / 34.83944; -85.42472