Harris City, Georgia

Harris City is an unincorporated community in Meriwether County, in the U.S. state of Georgia.[1]

HistoryEdit

A variant name was "Harris".[1] A post office called Harris City was established in 1890, the name was shortened to Harris in 1899, and the post office closed in 1929.[2] The community was named for the family of congressman Henry R. Harris, the original owner of the town site.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Harris City
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  3. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 104. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.

Coordinates: 32°58′05″N 84°42′46″W / 32.96806°N 84.71278°W / 32.96806; -84.71278