The New International Encyclopædia/Newnan
NEWNAN, nū′nan. A city and the county-seat of Coweta County, Ga., 39 miles south by west of Atlanta; on the Atlanta and West Point and the Central of Georgia railroads (Map: Georgia, B 2). It is the centre of a productive fruit-growing and farming region, and has a large trade in cotton. The chief industrial establishments include canning and cigar factories, cotton and cottonseed oil mills, foundries and machine shops, and manufactories of phosphates, fertilizers, etc. The water-works are owned by the municipality. Population, in 1890, 2859; in 1900, 3654.