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Arp, Georgia
(Ben Hill County)

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Welcome to Arp ...

Although we found mention of Arp during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Arp was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

While we are confident that Arp was located in Ben Hill County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Arp to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Arp - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Arp, please Contact Us.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Arp might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Arp would be found within the (229) area code.

Communities Also Named Arp ...

While we believe that this Arp is located in Ben Hill County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Arp. Those communities are located in the following counties: Banks and Irwin County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 5 communities that are also named Arp - they are located in Arkansas, Tennessee and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arp.

Adding Arp to Our Gazetteer ...

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Arp was on a map titled Map of Georgia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Arp on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1915.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arp on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Arp and then turned east". While Arp could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Arp as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Arp could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.






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