Norway in America - Georgia

Post office names in USA and Canada with Norwegian origin.
Research by Hallvard Slettebø and Dag Henriksbø.

This page was updated 24 April 2021

Norway, GA
Post office in Harris Co., opened 1890 with Fannie L. Hadley postmaster. It was in operation just over a year before closing 1891 with mail to Hamilton. Obviously named for Norway, but the reason is not known.

Not confirmed: Norden, GA
Norden, Bryan Co., GA. 1902-1908. First postmaster Wm G Tuten. Norden was a railroad station. "Norden" is a Scandinavian term for the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, including their associated territories). Ulvestad (1906) says the place name is Norwegian.

Not confirmed: Sigurd, GA
Sigurd, Dodge Co., GA. 1901-1923. First postmaster John W. Coleman (he was in District 1438, Dodge, GA in 1920). Ulvestad (1906) says the place name is Norwegian.

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