Old Sunbury Road

Old Sunbury Road (HM13GD)

Location: Swainsboro, GA 30401 Emanuel County
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N 32° 31.383', W 82° 18.067'

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The highway bearing southeastward is the Old Sunbury Road, one of the longest vehicular routes of post-Revolutionary Georgia. It was opened in the early 1790's from Greensboro via Sparta and Swainsboro to the Town of Sunbury, a port on the Midway River in Liberty County. The trace was noted for its elevated course and small number of water crossings. When Sunbury declined in commercial importance, the thoroughfare lost arterial significance and parts of it were abandoned. From upper Emanuel County southward, however, most of the old way continues in daily use.
HM NumberHM13GD
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number053-5
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 4:11am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 377800 N 3599160
Decimal Degrees32.52305000, -82.30111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 31.383', W 82° 18.067'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 31' 22.98" N, 82° 18' 4.02" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2113-2169 GA-57, Swainsboro GA 30401, US
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