Summerville

Summerville (HMDZX)

Location: Summertown, GA 30401 Emanuel County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 44.589', W 82° 16.186'

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Summertown originated as Summerville in the 1850's as a summer refuge from malaria by well-to-do families of Burke County. They built elaborate summer homes and established historic Summerville Academy, charter March 4, 1856. A post office was granted in 1876 with C. I. Hughes as postmaster. Present Summertown was incorporated in 1906.
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HM NumberHMDZX
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number053-9
Year Placed1980
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 1:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 381037 N 3623526
Decimal Degrees32.74315000, -82.26976667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 44.589', W 82° 16.186'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 44' 35.34" N, 82° 16' 11.16" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2117-2139 Covena Rd, Summertown GA 30401, US
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