Sandy Cross, Georgia

Sandy Cross is an unincorporated community in Oglethorpe County, in the U.S. state of Georgia.[1] A variant spelling is "Sandycross".[1]

HistoryEdit

A post office called Sandy Cross was established in 1867, and remained in operation until 1900.[2] Sandy Cross was so named for their sandy soil at this crossroads community.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sandy Cross
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  3. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 198. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.