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Do you know of Kermit ???

This page is an orphan - a placeholder until we can discover more about Kermit. When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope that we'll discover more information in the future. Such is the case with Kermit.

Our sources for Kermit (see Mentions and References below) indicate that it was a community with a post office by the same name. Unfortunately our sources aren't clear about the location of Kermit other than they indicate that Kermit would be found somewhere in Whitfield County, Georgia.

From the Blevins / Hellbock List: The post office opened  in 1902 and closed  in 1905.

This entry could have originated in error. It might be that a source had a misprint, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. Many of the documents we reference are from the 1800s and the early 1900s, with some easier to read than others.

Part of the difficulty in identifying whether a name is a post office or a community lies with how Post Offices were named. We've prepared an article with our understanding of how post offices were named: Naming of Post Offices.

Communities Also Named Kermit ...

We found five communities that share the name Kermit.

Within Georgia, the name Kermit is unique.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another five communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • New Mexico
      • Roosevelt County
      • Please visit our profile page for the New Mexico community of Kermit [Roosevelt County].
    • North Dakota
      • Divide County
      • Please visit our profile page for the North Dakota community of Kermit [Divide County].
    • Texas
      • Winkler County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Kermit [Winkler County].
    • Virginia
      • Scott County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Kermit [Scott County].
    • West Virginia
      • Mingo County
      • Please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Kermit [Mingo County].

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Kermit ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Kermit:

Found in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

More Orphans in  Whitfield County ...

Can you help?

As we explained above, when we encounter a name that might be a community or a post office we add it to our Gazetteer. If we have little information to go with the name, we call them Orphans. Below are Orphans that we believe to be located in Whitfield County.

Cohutta SpringsRedclay
Cove City 
 Varnell's Station
East Side 

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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