Flippen, Georgia

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Flippen, Georgia
Unincorporated community
Flippen is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Flippen
Flippen
Flippen is located in the US
Flippen
Flippen
Coordinates: 33°28′59″N 84°11′15″W / 33.48306°N 84.18750°W / 33.48306; -84.18750Coordinates: 33°28′59″N 84°11′15″W / 33.48306°N 84.18750°W / 33.48306; -84.18750
Country United States
State Georgia
County Henry
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Flippen is an unincorporated community in Henry County, Georgia, United States.[1] Flippen is within the postal limits of McDonough and as such, most residents list McDonough as their city.

History[edit]

Flippen had its start when the railroad was extended to that point.[2] A post office called Flippen was established in 1884, and remained in operation until 1966.[3] The community was named after one Mr. Flippen, a railroad agent.[2]

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Flippen is within the postal limits of McDonough, Georgia and as such, most residents list McDonough as their city.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 79. ISBN 0-915430-00-2. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 May 2018.