Named in honor of William Gordon Brantley, politician who served in the U. S. House of Representatives
Acquisition: Taken from:
Charlton, Pierce, and WayneCounties created from:
Nahunta (county seat), Hoboken, Hickox, Atkinson, Waynesville, Raybon, Trudie, HortenseWeb sites:National Register of Historic Places in Brantley County, GeorgiaBrantley County, Georgia, linksHistory and Description
Railroads crossed at the site of a sawmill in Wayne County, Georgia. This crossing, known as Victoria's Mill, was renamed Nahunta, possibly for a similiar place name in Wayne County, North Carolina.