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PLACES OF INTEREST IN IRWIN
FLETCHER


A post-hamlet of Irwin County, is about six miles northeast of Inaha, which is the nearest railroad station.

[Source]: Georgia: Sketches, Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions & People, Vol. 2, Publ. 1906 Transcribed By: Maggie Coleman.




HOLT


A post-hamlet of Irwin Count, is located on the Atlantic & Birmingham railroad about five miles east of Ocilla.

[Source]: Georgia Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, VOL II, by Candler & Evans, Publ. 1906. Transcribed by Kim Mohler.






OSIERFIELD


A post-hamlet of Irwin County, is a station on the Atlantic & Birmingham railroad, about ten miles east of Fitzgerald.

[Source]: Georgia Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, VOL II, by Candler & Evans, Publ. 1906. Transcribed by Kristen Bisanz.






MYSTIC


Mystic, a town in Irwin County, is about five miles southwest of Fitzgerald, at the junction of two divisions of the Atlantic & Birmingham railroad. It has a money order post office, express and telegraph offices, some mercantile concerns, and in 1900 reported a population of 97. It was incorporated by act of the legislature on August 18, 1903.

[Source]: Georgia Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, VOL II, by Candler & Evans, Publ. 1906. Transcribed by Renae Donaldson






OCILLA


A town in the eastern part of Irwin County, was incorporated by act of the legislature in 1898. It is located on a branch of the Atlanta & Birmingham railroad and a branch of Seaboard Air Line connects it with Fitzgerald. It is the second largest town in the county, and by the census of 1900 had a population of 805 in the corporate limits and 1,740 in its entire district. It has express and telegraph offices, a money order post office with rural free delivery, a bank, prosperous commercial establishments, and an oil and fertilizer company doing a large business, while there are good schools and churches in the town and vicinity.

[Source]: Georgia Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, VOL II, by Candler & Evans, Publ. 1906. Transcribed by Kristen Bisanz.






TAPLEY


A post-hamlet of Irwin County, is about four miles northwest of Irwinton, which is the most convenient railroad station.

[Source]: Georgia Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons. Transcribed by Kristen Bisanz.



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