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Flippen had its start when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office called Flippen was established in 1884, and remained in operation until 1966. The community was named after one Mr. Flippen, a railroad agent.
- Interstate 75
- U.S. Highway 23
- Georgia State Route 42
- Georgia State Route 351
- Georgia State Route 401
Flippen is within the postal limits of McDonough, Georgia and as such, most residents list McDonough as their city.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 79. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
- "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 May 2018.