Coffee, Georgia

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Coffee
Coffee

Coffee is an unincorporated community in Bacon County, Georgia, United States.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Coffee was established in 1890, and remained in operation until 1957.[2] The community was either named after a local pioneer citizen or after General John E. Coffee, a state legislator and a U. S. representative (sources vary).[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Coffee, Georgia
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 26.
  4. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 47. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.

Coordinates: 31°30′28″N 82°18′41″W / 31.50778°N 82.31139°W / 31.50778; -82.31139