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Welcome to Akridge ...

Akridge is located in Grady County<1>.

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

Akridge is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Akridge (for example, toward Bascom (FL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Akridge lies within the (229) area code.

Adding Akridge to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Akridge elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

We also found Akridge on a Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Akridge ...

While we believe that this Akridge is located in Grady County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Akridge. Those communities are located in the following counties: Mitchell and Thomas County.

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

Communities near Akridge ...

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

  • Vada [Decatur County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vada
    • Vada [Decatur County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Akridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 56,457 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vada
  • Hansell [Thomas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hansell
    • Hansell [Thomas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Akridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hansell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hansell
  • Pelham [Mitchell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelham
    • Pelham [Mitchell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Akridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,626 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<5>
  • Newark [Thomas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark [Thomas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Akridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 783 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woodland [Grady County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Grady County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Akridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 353 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Good Hope [Grady County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Good Hope
      • Good Hope [Grady County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Akridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Good Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Reno [Grady County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reno
      • Reno [Grady County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Akridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 285 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reno have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reno
    • Ochlocknee [Thomas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ochlocknee
      • Ochlocknee [Thomas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Akridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ochlocknee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ochlocknee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ochlocknee<5>
    • Cairo [Grady County]
    • Meigs [Thomas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meigs
      • Meigs [Thomas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Akridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meigs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meigs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meigs<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 Akridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Akridge.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akridge ...

Looking for more information about Akridge? 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 Akridge, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Akridge.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Grady County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Grady, 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 Akridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Akridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9832, Longitude: -84.1605       In this case, the coordinates for Akridge 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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