Jones Crossroads, Georgia

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Jones Crossroads is an unincorporated community in Harris and Troup counties, in the U.S. state of Georgia.[1]

History

The community was named after Christopher Columbus Jones, the original owner of the town site.[2] Previous variant names are "Palina", "Paulina" and "Union".[1]

The R. M. Jones General Store, a historic country store listed on the National Register of Historic Places, stands at Jones Crossroads.[3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jones Crossroads
  2. Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 122. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "GEORGIA - Troup County". nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com. Retrieved 10 January 2019.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>