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Boom towns started small

...the large umbrella of the CSX rail system. U.S. mail service was inaugurated in Evans on Jan. 10, 1882, with Thomas B. Jenkins as the first postmaster. Until Dec. 1, 1926, postal records listed the name of the community with the odd spelling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/18/met_268079.shtml
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History, conflict shape names

...Gen. Evans' widow named the new depot "Evans." Postal service to Evans was initiated Jan. 10, 1882, and Thomas B. Jenkins was named postmaster, said Charles Lord, a Grovetown resident who explores Columbia County history as a hobby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/28/met_260089.shtml
Metro
Boom towns started small

...the large umbrella of the CSX rail system. U.S. mail service was inaugurated in Evans on Jan. 10, 1882, with Thomas B. Jenkins as the first postmaster. Until Dec. 1, 1926, postal records listed the name of the community with the odd spelling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/18/met_268094.shtml
Metro
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