Billy Carter Service Station

Billy Carter Service Station (HM1DXH)

Location: Plains, GA 31780 Sumter County
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N 32° 2.051', W 84° 23.618'

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In 1954 Mill Jennings, owner and operator of Standard Oil station purchased this building from Thad Jones and moved the building to its current site. The Plains Hotel, which had recently been torn down, previously occupied the lot. Originally, the building served as a playhouse and dance studio for Jones' daughter.

In 1972, Mill Jennings sold the station to Billy Carter, brother of President Jimmy Carter.

In 1976, Billy Carter's station became an important landmark in the history of Plains when Billy's station became famous nationwide, as journalists covering Jimmy Carter's presidential campaign made it their headquarters.

In 2008, the Plains Better Hometown Program acquired the building and opened it as the Billy Carter Museum
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 6:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 746131 N 3547195
Decimal Degrees32.03418333, -84.39363333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 2.051', W 84° 23.618'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 2' 3.06" N, 84° 23' 37.08" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 107-109 W Church St, Plains GA 31780, US
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