Georges Fork, Virginia

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Georges Fork is an unincorporated community in Dickenson County, Virginia, in the United States.[1]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Georges Fork in 1907, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1950.[2] An early settler named George who lived at the mouth of the creek caused the name to be selected.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Georges Fork, Virginia
  2. ^ "Dickenson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ Tennis, Joe (2004). Southwest Virginia Crossroads: An Almanac of Place Names and Places to See. The Overmountain Press. p. 10. ISBN 978-1-57072-256-1.

Coordinates: 37°08′56″N 82°29′11″W / 37.14889°N 82.48639°W / 37.14889; -82.48639