Juno, Georgia

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Juno, Georgia
Juno is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Juno
Juno
Location within the state of Georgia
Juno is located in the United States
Juno
Juno
Juno (the United States)
Coordinates: 34°28′33″N 84°11′39″W / 34.47583°N 84.19417°W / 34.47583; -84.19417Coordinates: 34°28′33″N 84°11′39″W / 34.47583°N 84.19417°W / 34.47583; -84.19417
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyDawson
Elevation
1,493 ft (455 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID332127

Juno is an unincorporated community in Dawson County, Georgia, United States. It lies along State Route 183 to the northwest of the city of Dawsonville, the county seat of Dawson County.[1] Its elevation is 1,493 feet (455 m).[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Juno was established in 1850, and remained in operation until 1980.[3] The community was named after Juno, the Roman goddess of marriage and queen of the gods.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, p. 28.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Juno, Georgia, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-09-25. Accessed 2007-12-23.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  4. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 123. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.