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Barney, Georgia
Barney Post Office
Barney Post Office
Country United States
State Georgia
County Brooks
Elevation
239 ft (73 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
31625
Area code(s) 229
GNIS feature ID 310812

Barney is an unincorporated community in Brooks County, Georgia, United States. The community is located at the junction of state routes 76 and 122, 4.6 miles (7.4 km) north of Morven. Barney has a post office with ZIP code 31625.

History

Barney was named after the Barney & Smith Car Company in 1897, at the time the railroad first was extended through the area. A post office called Barney has been in operation since 1897. The Georgia General Assembly incorporated Barney as a town in 1903. The town was officially dissolved in 1995.

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