Durham, Georgia

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

HistoryEdit

Durham was first called Pittsburg; the present name is after the Durham Coal and Coke Company.[2] A post office called Pittsburg was in operation from 1900 until 1946.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Durham, Georgia
  2. ^ "Walker County". Calhoun Times. 1 September 2004. p. 107. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Walker County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 27 January 2016. Retrieved 26 April 2015.

Coordinates: 34°51′29″N 85°25′57″W / 34.85806°N 85.43250°W / 34.85806; -85.43250