Drifton, Florida

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Drifton is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Florida, United States. It is located near the intersection of US 19 and County Road 158.

Geography[edit]

Drifton is located at 30°29′43″N 83°52′46″W / 30.4953°N 83.8794°W / 30.4953; -83.8794Coordinates: 30°29′43″N 83°52′46″W / 30.4953°N 83.8794°W / 30.4953; -83.8794 (30.4953, -83.8794).[1]

Notable person[edit]

William H. Hay, a Major General in the United States Army who commanded the 28th Division in World War I, was born in Drifton.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ Yearbook of the Pennsylvania Society. New York, NY: The Pennsylvania Society. 1919. p. 187. 
  3. ^ "U.S. Passport Applications for William H. Hay". U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925. Ancestry.com. May 22, 1920.