East Point

East Point (HMNKL)

Location: East Point, GA 30344 Fulton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 40.75', W 84° 26.4'

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East Point owes its origin to an 1847 Act incorporating the Atlanta & LaGrange RR (now Atlanta & West point). The charter stated its eastern terminus should be at a convenient point on the Macon & Western RR (now Central of Georgia) between "the City of Griffin and the Town of Atlanta." This exact spot is marked by a bronze disk set in a short concrete post.

East Point's charter, approved Aug. 10, 1887, established the limits of the town from this point ~ North ? m., South 5/8 mi., East and West ½ mi., forming a parallelogram 1 3/8 mi. long (N & S) and 1 mi. wide (E & W).
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-118
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 7:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 737326 N 3729524
Decimal Degrees33.67916667, -84.44000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 40.75', W 84° 26.4'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 40' 45.00" N, 84° 26' 24.00" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1556-1560 Cleveland Ave, East Point GA 30344, US
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