Hard Labor Creek (Georgia)

Hard Labor Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Georgia.[1] It is a right-bank tributary of the Apalachee River.

Hard Labor Creek
Location
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationGeorgia
Mouth 
 • coordinates
33°37′33″N 83°21′36″W / 33.62577°N 83.36003°W / 33.62577; -83.36003Coordinates: 33°37′33″N 83°21′36″W / 33.62577°N 83.36003°W / 33.62577; -83.36003

According to tradition, the creek's name comes from the difficult task of the slaves who once tilled summer fields near its course.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hard Labor Creek (Georgia)
  2. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 103. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.