Old Coffee Road

Old Coffee Road (HM9MB)

Location: Thomasville, GA 31792 Thomas County
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N 30° 50.276', W 83° 58.516'

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The Old Coffee Road, a pioneer vehicular and postal route, passed here. Beginning at the Ocmulgee River, below Jacksonville, it ran some 120 miles viatoday Lax, Nashville, Cecil, Barwick and Thomasville to the Florida Line. The thoroughfare was opened by direction of the State in 1823 under thesuperintendence of General John Coffee and Thomas Swain. This early route provided a short way from the older middle and eastern sections intoSouthwest Georgia and West Florida. Much of the former course remains in daily use.
HM NumberHM9MB
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number136-2
Year Placed1966
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 5:23pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 215422 N 3415430
Decimal Degrees30.83793333, -83.97526667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 50.276', W 83° 58.516'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 50' 16.56" N, 83° 58' 30.96" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 325-399 Remington Ave, Thomasville GA 31792, US
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