Jamaica, Georgia

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Jamaica is an unincorporated community in Glynn County, in the U.S. state of Georgia.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Jamaica was established in 1872, and remained in operation until 1905.[2] The community was named after Jamaica, New York, the home of a railroad promoter.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jamaica, Georgia
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  3. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 118. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.

Coordinates: 31°15′07″N 81°39′08″W / 31.25194°N 81.65222°W / 31.25194; -81.65222