Acton, Georgia

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Acton is an unincorporated community in Harris County, in the U.S. state of Georgia.[1]


A post office called Acton was established in 1891, and remained in operation until 1909.[2] The name is a transfer from Acton, London.[3]


Acton is located along Georgia State Route 315 approximately 2 mi (3 km) west from its intersection with Interstate 185.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Acton, Georgia
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  3. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 1. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.

Coordinates: 32°39′10″N 85°00′36″W / 32.65278°N 85.01000°W / 32.65278; -85.01000

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