Gentry's Mill

Gentry's Mill, eight miles northwest of Hamilton in north central Hamilton County, was named for Frederick Browder Gentry, who in 1875 settled on Waring Creek and owned a wheat and corn mill there. Later S. C. Terry built a gin nearby. The community had a post office from 1876 to 1895. The population of Gentry's Mill was estimated at seventy-five in 1884 but by 1896 was no longer being recorded. A school survived in the area until 1950. The 1983 county highway map showed a church, a cemetery, and a community hall at Gentry's Mill. In 2000 the population was seventeen.

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Belongs to

Gentry's Mill is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Gentry's Mill is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Gentry]

Location

Latitude: 31.79209610
Longitude: -98.22559310

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

Population Count, 2009

20