Lanier, Georgia

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Lanier is an unincorporated community in Bryan County, in the U.S. state of Georgia.[1] It is Located about 4 miles east of Pembroke, Georgia, where Georgia Route 204 ends at U.S. Route 280. There is a monument for J.O. Bacon at this intersection.

History[edit]

A post office called Lanier was established in 1893, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1955.[2] The community was named for Clement Lanier, an English classical musician.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lanier, Georgia
  2. ^ "Bryan County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 181. 

Coordinates: 32°07′48″N 81°32′12″W / 32.13000°N 81.53667°W / 32.13000; -81.53667