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Welcome to Americus ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Americus has a population of 15,400 people<1> (see below for details).
Americus is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Americus lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Americus (for example, toward Eufaula (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Americus lies within the (229) area code.
The ZIP codes for Americus: 31709-31710<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Americus had a population of 17,041 people (which is 51.92% of the total population of Sumter County). This makes Americus the county's most populous community.
The population of Americus represents 0.18% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 46th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,041 people, the population of Americus has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,013 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Americus had an population of 15,400 people. This is a decrease of 9.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.48% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Americus.
Communities near Americus ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Americus and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Americus.
Communities Also Named Americus ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Americus - they are located in Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Mississippi and Missouri.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Americus.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Americus:
Websites for Americus ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Americus ...
Looking for more information about Americus? 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 Americus, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Americus.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Americus: www.americus-online.com/
The official website for Sumter County: www.sumter-ga.com/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019