Cole City, Georgia
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. The community was named after Colonel E. W. Cole. The town's charter was officially dissolved in 1995.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cole City
- Acts Passed by the General Assembly of Georgia. J. Johnston. 1873. p. 127.
- Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 48. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.