Planter, Georgia

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Planter is an unincorporated community in Madison County, in the U.S. state of Georgia.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Planter was established in 1880, and remained in operation until 1903.[2] Planter was so named on account of its location within an agricultural district.[3] A variant name is "Planters".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Planter
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  3. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 178. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.