Bronco, Georgia

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

History[edit]

A post office called Bronco was established in 1884, and remained in operation until 1905.[2] The community was named after the bronco horse.[3] A variant name was "Sylvan Bower".[1] Bronco once supported a schoolhouse, the Bronco School, now defunct.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bronco
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  3. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 26. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bronco School (historical)

Coordinates: 34°39′36″N 85°20′34″W / 34.66000°N 85.34278°W / 34.66000; -85.34278