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Welcome to Daviston ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Daviston, you might consider that their post office opened in 1853.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Daviston has a population of 201 people<2> (see below for details).
Daviston is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Daviston lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Daviston (for example, toward Houston (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Telephone area codes for Daviston: (256) & (938)<4>
The ZIP code for Daviston: 36256<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Daviston had an population of 201 people. This is a decrease of 6.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.72% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Daviston had a population of 214 people. This makes Daviston the county's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 214 people, the population of Daviston decreased 19.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 267 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Daviston.
Communities Also Named Daviston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Daviston - it's located in South Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Daviston.
Communities near Daviston ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Daviston.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Daviston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Daviston.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Daviston. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Daviston.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Daviston. See our Newspapers Page for Daviston.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Daviston ...
Looking for more information about Daviston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Daviston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Daviston.
Adding Daviston to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Daviston in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Daviston was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Daviston in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Daviston.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023