Townsend, Georgia

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Townsend
Townsend is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Townsend
Townsend
Location within the state of Georgia
Townsend is located in the United States
Townsend
Townsend
Townsend (the United States)
Coordinates: 31°32′22″N 81°31′21″W / 31.53944°N 81.52250°W / 31.53944; -81.52250Coordinates: 31°32′22″N 81°31′21″W / 31.53944°N 81.52250°W / 31.53944; -81.52250
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyMcIntosh
Elevation
20 ft (6 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
31331
GNIS feature ID324263

Townsend is an unincorporated community in McIntosh County, Georgia, United States. It lies along State Route 57 northwest of the city of Darien, the county seat.[1] Its elevation is 20 feet (6 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 31331.[3]

Townsend includes the United States Marine Corps's Townsend Bombing Range, which is an over 34,000 acre area used for combat training by all the U.S. military branches' pilots.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, p. 29.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Townsend, Georgia, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-09-25. Accessed 2008-02-17.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ "Possible bombing range expansion fires up residents". WTOC TV. Retrieved 19 December 2016.