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Welcome to Germantown ...

Note #1: While our information shows that the community of Germantown is historic,<1> we want to be sure that it has a presence on our Gazetteer. As we gather information about Germantown, we'll be sure to add our findings.



Germantown would have been located within present day Camden County

While the community is gone, the present day location for Germantown is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Germantown was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Germantown still existed, it would have been in the (912) area code.

We know of 25 communities that are also named Germantown. Our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Germantown contains a list of those communities.

Communities near Germantown ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Germantown and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2012<4>
Population
Change
Since 2010
DirectionDistance
Callahan (FL)   [Map]     1,157+3.03%   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hilliard (FL)   [Map]     3,092+0.19%   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Yulee (FL)   [Map]     ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Folkston   [Map]     5,418+116.55%   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Harrietts Bluff Village   [Map]     ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Homeland   [Map]     888+2.42%   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Germantown.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We've added two new sections to our Genealogy Helper Page for Germantown.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Germantown. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Germantown. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Germantown no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

Other Roadside Stops ...

About Georgia

About Camden County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Camden County


While Germantown is historic, the Panormaio website has a photo collection that might have pictures from the area where Germantown was located:

Panoramio.com

Working on your genealogy? These are excellent websites to visit when searching in and around the area of Germantown and Camden County:

Cyndi's List for the State of Georgia,
        for Camden County
 
Family Search for the State of Georgia,
        for Camden County
 
USGenWeb for the State of Georgia

We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Germantown.






Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Germantown, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Germantown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Germantown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Germantown) to Point B.

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Germantown.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Germantown.



 
 
 

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