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Welcome to Ligon ...
So far, we found very little information about Ligon. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Ligon to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ligon, please Contact Us.
The location of Ligon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Ligon, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ligon has a population of 12,810 people<4> (see below for details).
While the community is gone, the present day location for Ligon is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: The area where Ligon was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Ligon (for example, toward Gaylesville (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
The location where Ligon once stood is in the (770) area code.
Websites for Ligon ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.barrowchamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Ligon, the following might be of interest:
Communities Also Named Ligon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ligon - they are located in Kentucky and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ligon.
Communities near Ligon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ligon.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ligon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ligon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ligon. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ligon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ligon. See our Newspapers Page for Ligon.
Adding Ligon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ligon in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Ligon was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Ligon on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1899.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Ligon.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bartow County: www.bartowga.org/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023