Campbellton, Georgia

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Location of Campbellton, Georgia

Campbellton is an unincorporated town in southwestern Fulton County, Georgia.[1] It was the original county seat for Campbell County, Georgia until after it refused to allow the Atlanta & West Point Railroad line though, on account of the anticipated noise. The county seat and business activity shifted to nearby Fairburn grew, and Campbellton's population dwindled.[2] Campbell County then became part of Fulton as of 1932.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Campbellton, Georgia
  2. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 32. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.

Coordinates: 33°39′01″N 84°40′10″W / 33.65028°N 84.66944°W / 33.65028; -84.66944 Campbellton United Methodist Church