Kirkland, Georgia

Summary

History

A post office called Kirkland was established in 1875, and remained in operation until 1954.[2] The community most likely was named after Timothy Kirkland, a local landholder, or after William Kirkland, a local merchant.[3]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kirkland, Georgia
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  3. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 126. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.