Twin City: A Case Study

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Twin City was incorporated in 1921, gets its name from the combining of two adjacent cities they are Graymont and Summit.Twin City began as two towns, Summit and Graymont, which merged in 1921 to survive the effects of the Great Depression. The small town of Summit began in 1886 with the construction of the Rogers and the Summit Railroad (Now the Millen Southwestern Railroad) and was incorporated in 1898. The town of Graymount established in 1896 and incorporated in 1900, was located one-mile from summit and had its own depot and post office.

The two small towns of Summit and Graymount were incorporated into one town called Twin City in 1921 by an act of the Georgia legislature. The towns however maintained separate post offices until 1952.
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