Jones Crossroads

Jones Crossroads (HM9CA)

Location: West Point, GA 31833 Northumberland County
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N 32° 52.176', W 85° 2.1'

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Troup and Harris County residents first settled at the crossroads of the LaGrange-Whitesville-Columbus Stagecoach route and the West Point to King's GapRoad in the late 1820's. Named for local landowner, Christopher Columbus Jones (1831-1904 and his son Monroe, Jones Crossroads once had several flourishingbusinesses, including a cotton gin, a racehorse track, a tavern, and a U.S. post office called Paulina. Monroe Jones established the rock store in 1903 which members of the Avery Family have owned and operated since the 1920's. Just south of here is UnionBaptist Church, established in 1838, and the site of Union Academy and the Jessie Wisdom Institute.
HM NumberHM9CA
Year Placed1994
Placed ByHistoric Chattahoochee Commission and the Troup County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 11:10am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 683846 N 3638542
Decimal Degrees32.86960000, -85.03500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 52.176', W 85° 2.1'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 52' 10.56" N, 85° 2' 6.00" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6926 Whitesville Rd, West Point GA 31833, US
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