Sonoraville, Georgia

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Sonoraville, Georgia
Unincorporated community
Sonoraville, Georgia is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Sonoraville, Georgia
Sonoraville, Georgia
Coordinates: 34°26′53″N 84°48′32″W / 34.44806°N 84.80889°W / 34.44806; -84.80889Coordinates: 34°26′53″N 84°48′32″W / 34.44806°N 84.80889°W / 34.44806; -84.80889
Country United States
State Georgia
County Gordon
Elevation 718 ft (219 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 706/762
GNIS feature ID 323220[1]

Sonoraville is an unincorporated community in Gordon County, Georgia, United States. Sonoraville is seven miles outside of Calhoun.

History[edit]

A post office called Sonoraville was established in 1854, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1909.[2] The community was probably named after Sonora, in commemoration of the Mexican–American War.[3]

Education[edit]

Sonoraville High School is the community's high school; it was created in 2005 for grades 9 and 10. Within the next two years, Sonoraville became a normal high school with all grades 9-12. The principal is Bruce Potts. The mascot is the Phoenix, and the colors are red and black.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Gordon County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Gordon County". Calhoun Times. 1 September 2004. p. 96. Retrieved 26 April 2015. 

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