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Welcome to Mayhaw ...

Mayhaw is located in Miller County<1>.


The location of Mayhaw has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Mayhaw, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1888.

Mayhaw is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Mayhaw lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Mayhaw (for example, toward Gordon (AL)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Mayhaw lies within the (229) area code.

Communities near Mayhaw ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mayhaw.

  • Douglass Crossroads
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Douglass Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglass Crossroads
    • Douglass Crossroads is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,992 people
  • Douglasville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglasville
    • Douglasville is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,695 people
  • Cedar Springs
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Blakely
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Springfield
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
    • Springfield is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,084 people
  • Hentown
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hentown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hentown
    • Hentown is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,944 people
  • Donalsonville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • Colquitt
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Columbia
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Gordon
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon
    • Gordon is located in Houston County (AL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 328 people

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 Mayhaw. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mayhaw.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mayhaw. 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 Mayhaw.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mayhaw. See our Newspapers Page for Mayhaw.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mayhaw ...

Looking for more information about Mayhaw? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Mayhaw, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mayhaw.

Adding Mayhaw to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mayhaw in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Mayhaw was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Mayhaw post office opened in 1888.

We also found Mayhaw in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mayhaw.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mayhaw. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Miller, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mayhaw - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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