Starrsville Historic District
|Location||near Dixie Road and County Road 213 southeast of Covington, Georgia|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival, Italianate, Colonial Revival|
|NRHP reference #||98000715|
|Added to NRHP||June 26, 1998|
Young John Allen, the Methodist missionary, attended high school here. Warren Akin Candler (of the Coca-Cola Candlers) described Allen's conversion to Christianity while attending high school at Looney's school in Starrsville in September 1853.
In 1900 Starsville had a population of 57, with a "money order post office,... several good stores, and express office and (sic) does some shipping".
In 1909 Starrsville was noted for its brick plant.
In addition to the historic buildings in the Historic District there is also a Starrsville Plantation (now hosting events) and both Starrsville and Epps cemeteries in the area.
- "Starrsville Historic District", National Register of Historic Places.com
- "History", "History of Starrsville", Starrsville United Methodist Church
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Federal Register, Volume 63 Issue 110 (Tuesday, June 9, 1998)
- "Starrsville", Off the Map (blog)
- George Gilman Smith, "The story of Georgia and the Georgia people, 1732 to 1860", p.340
- Warren Akin Candler,Young J. Allen, the man who seeded China
- Mildred Lewis Rutherford The South in history and literature: a hand-book of southern authors, p. 775
- Allen Daniel Candler, Clement Anselm Evans (eds.), Georgia: comprising sketches of counties, towns, events, institutions
- Bulletin - Geological Survey, Issue 18 By Georgia. Dept. of Mines, Mining, and Geology