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Welcome to Austell ...

The city of Austell is primarily located in Cobb County<1>. A portion of Austell extends into Douglas County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Austell has a population of 7,175 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Austell is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

Austell is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP codes for Austell: 30106, 30168<5>

Websites for Austell ...

Official Website: www.austell.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Austell had an population of 7,175 people. This is an increase of 9.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.89% 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 total 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 (with 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
    • Atlanta [Fulton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Austell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 512,550 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<7>
  • South Fulton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton [Fulton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Austell
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
  • Marietta [Cobb County]
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    • Marietta [Cobb County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Austell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,786 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta<7>
  • Smyrna [Cobb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smyrna
    • Smyrna [Cobb County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Austell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,443 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brookhaven [DeKalb County]
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      • Brookhaven [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Austell
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    • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County]
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      • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Austell
      • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Point [Fulton County]
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      • East Point [Fulton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Austell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,042 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Point<7>
    • Kennesaw [Cobb County]
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      • Kennesaw [Cobb County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Austell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,712 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennesaw<7>
    • Kennesaw Acres [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw Acres
      • Kennesaw Acres [Cobb County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Austell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,077 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw Acres
    • Douglasville [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglasville
      • Douglasville [Douglas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Austell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,036 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglasville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglasville<7>

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.

Adding Austell to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Austell 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 Austell was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1895.

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Austell: www.austell.org/

The official website for Cobb County: www.cobbcounty.org/

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 Cobb, 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 Austell.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Austell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Austell, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Austell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AustellOur 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    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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