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Ligon, Georgia

Hodges Mine Road in Ligon

Ligon is a ghost town in Bartow County, in the U.S. state of Georgia.[1]

History

A post office called Ligon was established in 1888, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[2] The community was named for James Oliver Ligon, a settler.[3]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ligon (historical)
  2. ^ "Bartow County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Bartow County". Calhoun Times. September 1, 2004. p. 23. Retrieved 24 April 2015.