Bonaire, Georgia

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Bonaire, Georgia
Bonaire is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Bonaire
Bonaire
Bonaire is located in the US
Bonaire
Bonaire
Coordinates: 32°32′37″N 83°35′45″W / 32.54361°N 83.59583°W / 32.54361; -83.59583Coordinates: 32°32′37″N 83°35′45″W / 32.54361°N 83.59583°W / 32.54361; -83.59583
Country United States
State Georgia
County Houston
Metropolitan Statistical Area Warner Robins
Elevation 348 ft (106 m)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)

Bonaire is an unincorporated community in Houston County in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is 6 miles (10 km) south of the center of Warner Robins and is part of the Warner Robins Metropolitan Statistical Area. Bonaire is located on and around U.S. Route 129/Georgia State Route 247, which is connected to Interstate 75 by Georgia State Route 96. Bonaire is the hometown of former Governor Sonny Perdue.

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The first permanent settlement at Bonaire was made in 1889.[1] The name is of French origin, meaning "good air".[1] The Georgia General Assembly incorporated Bonaire in 1912.[2] The town's charter was dissolved in 1995.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 22. ISBN 0-915430-00-2. 
  2. ^ Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia. Clark & Hines, State Printers. 1912. p. 633.