Mountville, Georgia

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

History[edit]

The community was so named on account of its lofty elevation.[2] A post office called Mountville was established in 1835.[3]

The Georgia General Assembly incorporated Mountville as a town in 1897.[4] The town's municipal charter was repealed in 1995.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mountville, Georgia
  2. ^ a b Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 153. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  4. ^ Acts Passed by the General Assembly of Georgia. J. Johnston. 1898. p. 274.

Coordinates: 33°02′21″N 84°52′51″W / 33.03917°N 84.88083°W / 33.03917; -84.88083