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So far, we have found very little information about Anon. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Anon to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Anon, please Contact Us.




Various Identification Codes ...

GNIS Codes ...

The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. The BGN will usually recognize an existing name or, when necessary, chose a name for a geographic feature (such as a mountain, lake, river, stream, city, town, village, dam, bridge, etc).

The BGN names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) and it is the official Federal repository. The GNIS is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

A unique and permanent number has been assigned for each name in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive and it is intended that they are to be used by all departments of the Federal Government:

GNIS ID for Anon: 335721

GNIS ID for Oglethorpe County: 351262

GNIS ID for Georgia: 1705317

FIPS Codes ...

In a past effort, various federal agencies created a set of codes with a purpose similar to the GNIS codes. These codes are called the Federal Information Processing Standard (or the FIPS 55 codes). Although they are still used by some organizations, the FIPS codes are obsolete and will ultimately be replaced by the GNIS codes.

While FIPS codes have been assigned to all counties and states, a specific code has not been assigned to Anon. The following FIPS codes apply to the State and County:

State Code:  13 (Georgia)
County Code:  221 (Oglethorpe County)

GPS Location - GNIS Coordinates ...

An important aspect of the GNIS code is that it assigns a GPS location (the latitude/longitude) to the geographic feature. This location is simply a point on the map and does not represent the size or shape of the feature. In the case of Anon, it is a point within Anon that might be a post office, the city hall or simply an intersection - the point should really be considered arbitrary and only indicating a general location.

For Anon, the GNIS GPS location is given as:

Lat:   33° 52' 6"   (or 33.87°)

Lon:   -82° 55' 32"   (or -82.93°)   [Map]

Regional Codes ...

For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Anon would have been located in Region #3 (the South Region).

In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Anon would have been located in Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Anon would have been located in Region IV (Region 4).

Referenced GNIS Records ...

GNIS ID #335721   (Name of Record: Anon (historical))

Class: populated place

A place or area having clustered or scattered buildings and a permanent population (such as a city, settlement, town or village). The boundaries may or may not coincide with the perceived population.

A 'populated place' record may have a corresponding 'census' or 'civil' record. The information contained in the 'populated place' record applies only to the class and should not be confused with either the 'census' and 'civil' classes.

County: Oglethorpe

Map Name: Rayle

Lat: 33.8684531       Lon: -82.9257005   [Map]

Elev: 151 ft.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

The official website for Oglethorpe County: www.onlineoglethorpe.com

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Anon, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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