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Spooner, Georgia
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Welcome to Spooner ...

So far, we have found very little information about Spooner. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Spooner to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Spooner, please Contact Us.




Spooner would have been located within present day Miller County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Spooner is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Spooner was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

The location where Spooner once stood is in the (229) area code.

Communities near Spooner ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Gordon (AL)   [Map]   327   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bainbridge   [Map]   12,274   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Boykin   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brinson   [Map]   208   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cedar Springs   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Colquitt   [Map]   1,910   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Spooner.

Communities Also Named Spooner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Spooner: This one is located in Miller County and the other is located in Clinch County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 3 communities that are also named Spooner - they are located in Texas and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Spooner. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Spooner. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Spooner.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Spooner:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Spooner no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Spooner, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spooner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Spooner. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spooner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spooner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0732, Longitude: -84.8258     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spooner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Spooner.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Spooner.