Geographic Center of Georgia

Geographic Center of Georgia (HMXF8)

Location: Dry Branch, GA 31020 Twiggs County
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N 32° 39.717', W 83° 26.233'

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One and one tenth mile south-southeast from this marker is the geographic center of the state. The center is defined as the balance point of a plane or thin sheet of a uniform thickness in the shape of the area.

The central point is one-quarter mile south-southeast of the Junction of Turvin and Savage Creeks in Twiggs County and about seventeen and one-half miles southeast of Macon. The Geologic Survey Branch of the Department of Natural Resources determined the central point to be at latitude 32? 38? 46" N., longitude 83? 25? 54" W.
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HM NumberHMXF8
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number143-11
Year Placed1981
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 271432 N 3616436
Decimal Degrees32.66195000, -83.43721667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 39.717', W 83° 26.233'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 39' 43.02" N, 83° 26' 13.98" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 409 Marion Rd, Dry Branch GA 31020, US
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