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Communities
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Old Houston County
Contributed by Gaila Merrington

 


Sourced from Addie Powell's "Cemeteries and Obituaries of Houston Co, Ga." and Bobbe Smith Hickson's "A Land So Dedicated"

BUSBYVILLE, later called Hattie and now called Centerville - called that because it is half way between Macon and Perry.

BYRON, located approximately four miles west of Centerville. ( Now Peach Co.)

KATHLEEN, located near the Ocmulgee River

HOUSTON FACTORY, located near Houston Lake

HAYNEVILLE, located in the 12th District (on the road from Perry to Hawkinsville)

HEARD, located near the center of the county and of the oldest communities

HENDERSON, located in the southern part of Houston Co (towards Dooley Co.)

La VILLA, located a short distance from Centerville, also called Toy (just west)

DUNBAR, located a short distance from Centerville (towards Macon)

PERRY, the County Seat - originally called Wattsville and the 10th District

WELLBORN MILLS, close to what is now Warner Robins

BUZZARDS ROOST, on the Ocmulgee River, east of Wilna

 

 

 

 

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