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  • Pinebox, Georgia

    Pinebox is a town of 19th-century southern charm and 21st-century progress. Boasting a population of over 27,000 (when the students living at Southwestern Georgia University are included) and serving a rural population of nearly 12,000 more in …

  • Wilson Quarry

    A sandstone quarry started by Henry Wilson in 1923. Wilson was a descendant of John Henry Wilson, an original settler of the Pinebox area. The operation lasted until 1927 when a portion of the excavation in the quarry collapsed killing Wilson. During its …

  • The Burn

    The Burn is an area of forest east of Pinebox that suffered a forest fire in 1957. The cause could never be determined and the 25 square mile section of forest has yet to recover.

  • Lake Greystone

    This ancient lake is a favorite recreation spot for locals and people all over Southwestern Georgia. The Pinebox Historical Society has sectioned off a few areas around the lake where a few original structures remain from the early settlements. Plans are …

  • Crenshaw's Woods

    One of the most beautiful wooded areas of town. Crenshaw’s Woods contains several hiking trails and the famous Lost Pond of Eli Crenshaw. Eli was an early settler of Pinebox and reportedly during the drought of 1877, he was desperate to find water for his …

  • Lost Pond

    The Lost Pond is a naturally flowing spring located roughly in the center of [[Crenshaw's Woods]]. It is difficult to see it through the woods until you reach the clearing where the pond is located. Crenshaw's Pond has cool, clean water that attracts …

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