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Hoschton

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Incorporated Date: 
January 1, 1891
Population: 
1,377
Total Area: 
2.5 sq mi
Contact Information
79 City Sq.
Hoschton, GA 30548
Phone Number: 
(706) 654-3034
Fax Number: 
(706) 654-9834

In 1865, three intrepid brothers, J.R., R.A., and William Hosch, built the first store in what is now Hoschton. In 1880, with the promise of a railroad at hand, R.A. and J.R. Hosch decided to establish a town. The brothers hired surveyors and held a sale of lots. They also bought and gave, for the use of Hoschton citizens, land on which to build the town square, a church, a school and a cemetery. Fittingly, the city name honors the Hosch brothers.