Browns Crossing, Georgia

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Browns Crossing is an unincorporated community in Baldwin County, in the U.S. state of Georgia.[1]

History[edit]

Variant names were "Browns" and "Browns Station".[1] Two of the first settlers, the postmaster and a railroad employee, had the surname Brown.[2] A post office called Browns Crossing was established in 1877, and remained in operation until 1931.[3]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 33°02′51″N 83°21′27″W / 33.04750°N 83.35750°W / 33.04750; -83.35750