Lavender, Georgia

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

History[edit]

A post office called Lavender was established in 1889, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1910.[2] The community was named for George Michael Lavandar, who kept a store there.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lavender, Georgia
  2. ^ "Floyd County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Floyd County". Calhoun Times. September 1, 2004. p. 70. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 

Coordinates: 34°17′31″N 85°20′28″W / 34.29194°N 85.34111°W / 34.29194; -85.34111