Smithonia, Georgia is a location in Oglethorpe County, Georgia at the intersection of Crawford-Smithonia Road and Smithonia Road.
It is reported in the database of the National Register of Historic Places as the nearest community to Howard's Covered Bridge, three miles away. Smithonia is itself a plantation listed on the NRHP.
Smithonia, near Athens, was founded and named by Georgia State Senator James Monroe Smith. "In the post-Civil War economy, Smith nurtured a small farm into the state's largest plantation . . . .
Coordinates: 34°00′10″N 83°10′34″W / 34.00278°N 83.17611°W
Last modified on 26 October 2011, at 19:05