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Camilla in Mitchell County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old City Well

 
 
Old City Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 24, 2010
1. Old City Well Marker
Inscription. This artesian well was drilled in 1880. It provided an unlimited supply of pure water and became a gathering place for Camilla’s citizens. When a water system was installed, the City Well lost its usefulness. Through the efforts of the Cherokee Garden Club and the County Commissioners, the well was restored in 1963.
 
Erected 1964 by Cherokee Garden Club.
 
Location. 31° 13.867′ N, 84° 12.55′ W. Marker is in Camilla, Georgia, in Mitchell County. Marker is at the intersection of South Court Avenue and East Broad Street (Georgia Route 37), on the left when traveling south on South Court Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is on the lawn of the Mitchell County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Camilla GA 31730, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mitchell County (here, next to this marker); Baker County (approx. 9.4 miles away).
 
Categories. GovernmentNatural Resources
 
Old City Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 24, 2010
2. Old City Well Marker
Old City Well and Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 24, 2010
3. Old City Well and Marker
The Mitchell County Courthouse is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 2, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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