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Austell, Georgia

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Welcome to Austell ...

The city of Austell is primarily located in Cobb County. A portion of Austell extends into Douglas County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Austell has a population of 7,213 people<1> (see below for details).

Austell is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Area Codes for Austell: (470)<3>, (678) & (770)

The ZIP codes for Austell: 30106, 30168<4>

Websites for Austell ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Austell had an population of 7,213 people. This is an increase of 9.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Austell had a population of 6,581 people. This makes Austell the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Austell represents 0.07% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 101st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,581 people, the population of Austell increased 22.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,359 people).

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

Communities near Austell ...

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

  • Atlanta [Fulton County]
  • Sandy Springs [Fulton County]
  • Marietta [Cobb County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marietta have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
    • Marietta [Cobb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast of Austell
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta
  • Smyrna [Cobb County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brookhaven [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Austell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
    • Dunwoody [DeKalb County]
    • East Point [Fulton County]
    • Douglasville [Douglas County]
    • Kennesaw [Cobb County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw
      • Kennesaw [Cobb County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Austell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennesaw
    • Chamblee [DeKalb County]

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Austell. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Austell.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Austell ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Cobb County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Austell:

The official website for Cobb County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Austell.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Austell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Of the area codes for Austell, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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 Austell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Austell 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- Austell) 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 Austell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Austell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Austell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8128, Longitude: -84.6346    
<6>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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