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Lilly

Dooly County,

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The population of Lilly is approximately 138 (1990), 213 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 59 (1990), 75 (2010).

The amount of land area in Lilly is 1.559 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lilly to Washington DC is 614 miles. The distance to the Georgia state capital is 116 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lilly is positioned 32.14 degrees north of the equator and 83.87 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Lilly location: in southern Georgia, south of Macon. Nearby communities include Byromville, Findlay and Pinehurst. Larger towns within close range include Americus and Cordele.

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Lilly history:

Lilly was settled by the Lilly brothers, John, Frank and Robert in 1902. They built the first store and the first residence. The town was first named Midway because it was midway between Cordele and Montezuma. After the railroad came and freight was shipped the people found out that there was another Midway, Georgia so the name was changed to Lilly, Georgia to recognize the first settlers. The railroad was the Atlantic Birmingham. The first store owned by Mr. Robert Lilly was a general merchandise store and had hardware in the aisles in the middle of the store and had a post office in the rear of the store. The mail was thrown of the train in sacks and caught by the depot agent, Mr. Pope, and carried across the tract to the post office and picked up by the people from the store.
The first bank in Lilly was founded by Mr. Tom Busbeewith with Mr. Oscar McGough as cashier. This bank soon dissolved. The Planters Bank followed as the second bank with Mr. Robert Lilly as president. In 1921 the entire business section of Lilly was burned.
(Lilly Family History 1566-1997 372 page hardback book)
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