Cole City, Georgia

Cole City is an extinct town in Dade County, in the U.S. state of Georgia. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1] A variant name was "Cole".[1]

HistoryEdit

The Georgia General Assembly incorporated Cole City as a town in 1873, with municipal corporate limits extending in a two-mile (3.2 km) radius from the main entrance of the Dade Coal Company coal mine.[2] The community was named after Colonel E. W. Cole.[2] The town's charter was officially dissolved in 1995.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cole City
  2. ^ a b Acts Passed by the General Assembly of Georgia. J. Johnston. 1873. p. 127.
  3. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 48. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.

Coordinates: 34°57′07″N 85°34′05″W / 34.95194°N 85.56806°W / 34.95194; -85.56806