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Welcome to Ambrose ...

The city of Ambrose is located in Coffee County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ambrose has a population of 377 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Ambrose.

Ambrose is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ambrose lies within the (912) area code.

The ZIP code for Ambrose: 31512<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ambrose had an population of 377 people. This is a decrease of 0.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ambrose had a population of 380 people. This makes Ambrose the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 380 people, the population of Ambrose increased 18.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 320 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ambrose.

Communities Also Named Ambrose ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Ambrose - they are located in Alabama, California (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Ambrose ...

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

  • Douglas (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
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    • Douglas lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ambrose and is located in Coffee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,612 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglas<6>
  • Fitzgerald (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
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    • Fitzgerald lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ambrose and is located in Ben Hill County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,615 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fitzgerald
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fitzgerald<6>
  • Ocilla (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
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    • Ocilla lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Ambrose and is located in Irwin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,722 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocilla have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocilla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocilla<6>
  • Willacoochee (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
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    • Willacoochee lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Ambrose and is located in Atkinson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,389 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willacoochee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willacoochee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willacoochee<6>
  • Broxton (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
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    • Broxton lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Ambrose and is located in Coffee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,197 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broxton<6>
  • Alapaha (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
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    • Alapaha lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Ambrose and is located in Berrien County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 673 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alapaha<6>
  • Oak Park (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
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    • Oak Park lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ambrose and is located in Coffee County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 470 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Park
  • Mora (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
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    • Mora lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Ambrose and is located in Coffee County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 444 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mora have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mora
  • Jacksonville (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
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    • Jacksonville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Ambrose and is located in Telfair County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<6>
  • West Green (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Green
    • West Green lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Ambrose and is located in Coffee County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Green have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Green<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ambrose ...

Looking for more information about Ambrose? 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 Ambrose, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ambrose.

Adding Ambrose to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ambrose 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 Ambrose was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Coffee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ambrose.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ambrose - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Ambrose). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ambrose or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ambrose) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ambrose. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AmbroseOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ambrose. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5946, Longitude: -83.0136    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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