Goggans, Georgia

Goggans, Georgia (HM7AF)

Location: Barnesville, GA 30204 Lamar County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 4.573', W 84° 5.603'

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Goggans was named for the family of John F. Goggans. He donated the land for the railroad station, general store, where the post office was located, and access land to the Union Primitive Baptist Church. At different times, the town was also known as Goggins Station and Goggansville. John F. Goggans was born in South Carolina in 1802. He married Rebecca Pitts in 1824. They founded Goggans in November, 1834 and lived there until their deaths. John, Rebecca and many descendants are buried in Union Primitive Baptist Church cemetery. Goggans General Store provided merchandise and postal services to the community until 1958.
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HM NumberHM7AF
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 11:57am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 771337 N 3663494
Decimal Degrees33.07621667, -84.09338333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 4.573', W 84° 5.603'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 4' 34.38" N, 84° 5' 36.18" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 706, 478, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 859 Johnstonville Rd, Barnesville GA 30204, US
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