Rex, Georgia

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Rex, Georgia
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The NRHP listed Rex Mill, as seen from the side of Mill Walk west of the one-lane bridge.
Nickname(s): 
Hollingsworth
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Rex
Location within the state of Georgia
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Rex
Rex (the United States)
Coordinates: 33°35′31″N84°16′12″W / 33.59194°N 84.27000°W / 33.59194; -84.27000 Coordinates: 33°35′31″N84°16′12″W / 33.59194°N 84.27000°W / 33.59194; -84.27000
Country United States
State Georgia
County Clayton
Elevation
797 ft (243 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
30273
GNIS feature ID332836

Rex (also known as Hollingsworth) is an unincorporated community in Clayton County, Georgia, United States. Its elevation is 797 feet (243 m). [1] Although Rex is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 30273; [2] the ZCTA for ZIP Code 30273 had a population of 11,412 at the 2000 census. [3]

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History

A post office called Rex was established in 1882. [4] Rex is a name derived from Latin meaning "king". [5]

The Georgia General Assembly incorporated Rex as a town in 1912. [6] The town's municipal charter was repealed in 1922. [7]

The Historic Rex Village was identified as a place in peril by the 2011 Georgia Historic Trust. [8]

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rex, Georgia
  2. Zip Code Lookup
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  5. Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 187. ISBN   0-915430-00-2.
  6. Acts and Resolutons of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia. State printer. 1912. p. 1213.
  7. Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia. Clark & Hines, State Printers. 1922. p. 923.
  8. 2011 Places in Peril: Rex Village (The Georgia Historic Trust)