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


History edit

The community was named for groves of fruit trees near the original town site.[2] A post office called Grovania was established in 1889, and remained in operation until 1952.[3]

The Georgia General Assembly incorporated the place as the Town of Grovania in 1909.[4] The town's municipal charter was dissolved in 1995[2] along with those of many other inactive Georgia municipalities.

References edit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Grovania, Georgia
  2. ^ a b Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 99. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  3. ^ "Houston County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved April 26, 2015.
  4. ^ Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia. State printer. 1909. p. 953.

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