Crescent, Georgia

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Crescent
Unincorporated community
Crescent is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Crescent
Crescent
Location within the state of Georgia
Crescent is located in the US
Crescent
Crescent
Crescent (the US)
Coordinates: 31°30′32″N 81°22′20″W / 31.50889°N 81.37222°W / 31.50889; -81.37222Coordinates: 31°30′32″N 81°22′20″W / 31.50889°N 81.37222°W / 31.50889; -81.37222
Country United States
State Georgia
County McIntosh
Elevation 30 ft (9 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 31304
GNIS feature ID 355371

Crescent (also Crescent Station) is an unincorporated community in McIntosh County, Georgia, United States. It lies along State Route 99, north of the city of Darien, the county seat of McIntosh County.[1] Its elevation is 30 feet (9 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 31304.[3]

History[edit]

A post office called Crescent has been in operation since 1890.[4] The community was named after the crescent shape of a nearby coastal inlet.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, p. 29.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Crescent, Georgia, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-09-25. Accessed 2008-02-17.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup Archived 2011-05-17 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  5. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 54. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.