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Welcome to Prentiss ...

Prentiss is located in Appling County<1>.

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

Prentiss is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Prentiss lies within the (912) area code.

Communities Also Named Prentiss ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Prentiss - they are located in Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2) and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Prentiss ...

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

  • Hazlehurst [Jeff Davis County]
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    • Hazlehurst [Jeff Davis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Prentiss
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,080 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazlehurst
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazlehurst<5>
  • Quinn [Jeff Davis County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinn
    • Quinn [Jeff Davis County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Prentiss
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,652 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Alma [Bacon County]
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    • Alma [Bacon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Prentiss
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,336 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma<5>
  • Tallahassee [Jeff Davis County]
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    • Tallahassee [Jeff Davis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Prentiss
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,185 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tallahassee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallahassee
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    • Guysie [Bacon County]
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      • Guysie [Bacon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Prentiss
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guysie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guysie
    • Lumber City Ferry [Jeff Davis County]
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      • Lumber City Ferry [Jeff Davis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Prentiss
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumber City Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lumber City [Telfair County]
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      • Lumber City [Telfair County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Prentiss
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumber City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumber City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumber City<5>
    • Uvalda [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uvalda
      • Uvalda [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Prentiss
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 570 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uvalda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uvalda<5>
    • Toombs Central [Toombs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toombs Central
      • Toombs Central [Toombs County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Prentiss
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toombs Central have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toombs Central
    • Graham [Appling County]
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      • Graham [Appling County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Prentiss
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prentiss ...

Looking for more information about Prentiss? 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 Prentiss, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Prentiss.

Adding Prentiss to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Prentiss was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

We also found Prentiss in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Appling County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Appling County: www.baxley.org/site/

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 Appling, 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 have 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 Prentiss - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Prentiss) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prentiss. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7941, Longitude: -82.3957       In this case, the coordinates for Prentiss have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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