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Welcome to Acree ...

Acree is located in Dougherty County<1>.

The location of Acree has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Acree is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Acree lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Acree is within the boundaries of the (229) area code.

Communities Also Named Acree ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Acree: This one is located in Dougherty County and the other is located in Worth County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Acree.

Communities near Acree ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Acree.

  • Albany [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albany
    • Albany [Dougherty County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Acree
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 70,839 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<5>
  • Hinds [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinds
    • Hinds [Dougherty County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Acree
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,273 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinds have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinds
  • Sylvester [Worth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvester
    • Sylvester [Worth County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Acree
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,690 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylvester<5>
  • Eugemar [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eugemar
    • Eugemar [Dougherty County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Acree
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,367 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eugemar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eugemar
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    • Greenough [Mitchell County]
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      • Greenough [Mitchell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Acree
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,304 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenough
    • Dawson Heights [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dawson Heights
      • Dawson Heights [Dougherty County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Acree
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,246 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dawson Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawson Heights
    • Leesburg [Lee County]
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      • Leesburg [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Acree
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,080 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leesburg<5>
    • Lake Park [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Park
      • Lake Park [Dougherty County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Acree
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Park
    • Relswood Terrace [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Relswood Terrace
      • Relswood Terrace [Dougherty County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Acree
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,079 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Relswood Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Relswood Terrace
    • Baconton [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baconton
      • Baconton [Mitchell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Acree
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 813 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baconton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baconton<5>

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 Acree. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Acree.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Acree. 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 Acree.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Acree. See our Newspapers Page for Acree.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Acree ...

Looking for more information about Acree? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Acree, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Acree.

Adding Acree to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Acree in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Acree was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Acree on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Acree on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Dougherty County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Acree. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Dougherty County: www.dougherty.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Dougherty, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Acree - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Acree) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acree. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5555, Longitude: -83.9960       In this case, the coordinates for Acree have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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