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Sugar Valley, Georgia

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Country  United States
County  Gordon
ZIP code  30746
Local time  Thursday 3:01 PM
State  Georgia
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
Area code(s)  706/762
Sugar Valley, Georgia
Weather  27°C, Wind S at 24 km/h, 32% Humidity

Sugar Valley is an unincorporated community in Gordon County, Georgia, United States, northwest of Calhoun and east of Horn Mountain Ridge. SR 136 runs through the center of the town.

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Map of Sugar Valley, GA 30746, USA

History

A post office called Sugar Valley has been in operation since 1844. The community may have been named after a grove of sugar maple trees near the original town site.

Geography

Sugar Valley is located near the northwest corner of Gordon County. Nearby is the Oostanaula River. Three miles to the west of Sugar Valley at the extreme edge of Gordon County is the Ridge and Valley region of Georgia where Horn Mountain separates Gordon and Floyd County. The mountain reaches over 1,800 feet in elevation compared to 600 feet in Sugar Valley.

Notable residents

  • The silent film star Gertrude McCoy (1890-1967) was born here.
  • Major League Baseball player Chicago Cubs catcher Paul Gillespie (1920-1970) was born here.
  • References

    Sugar Valley, Georgia Wikipedia


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