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Welcome to Andersonville ...

The city of Andersonville is located in Sumter County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Andersonville has a population of 221 people<2> (see below for details).

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

In the past, Andersonville was named Anderson

Andersonville is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Andersonville, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Andersonville: (229)

The ZIP code for Andersonville: 31711<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Andersonville had an population of 221 people. This is a decrease of 13.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 33.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Andersonville had a population of 255 people. This makes Andersonville the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 255 people, the population of Andersonville decreased 22.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 331 people).

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

Adding Andersonville 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 Andersonville 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 Andersonville elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

We also found Andersonville mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Andersonville ...

While we believe that this Andersonville is located in Sumter County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Andersonville. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cherokee and Cobb County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 16 communities that are also named Andersonville - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Montana, New Brunswick, Ohio (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Andersonville ...

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

  • Americus [Sumter County]
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    • Americus [Sumter County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Andersonville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,108 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Americus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Americus<6>
  • Montezuma [Macon County]
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    • Montezuma [Macon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Andersonville
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 4,523 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montezuma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montezuma<6>
  • Putnam [Marion County]
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    • Putnam [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Andersonville
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,898 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Putnam have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Putnam
  • Danville [Sumter County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
    • Danville [Sumter County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Andersonville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • De Soto [Sumter County]
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      • De Soto [Sumter County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Andersonville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 173 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Soto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Soto<6>
    • Oglethorpe [Macon County]
    • Ellaville [Schley County]
    • Shiloh [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiloh
      • Shiloh [Sumter County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Andersonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiloh
    • Dooling [Dooly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dooling
      • Dooling [Dooly County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Andersonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dooling have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dooling
    • Ideal [Macon County]
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      • Ideal [Macon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Andersonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ideal have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ideal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ideal<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 Andersonville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Andersonville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Andersonville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Sumter County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sumter County: www.sumter-ga.com/

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 Sumter, 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 Andersonville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Andersonville - 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 Andersonville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Andersonville 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Andersonville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Andersonville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Andersonville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andersonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1960, Longitude: -84.1400    
<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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