RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Baconton, Georgia

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other GA
Communities

















Welcome to Baconton ...

The city of Baconton is located in Mitchell County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Baconton has a population of 827 people<2> (see below for details).

Baconton is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Baconton: (229)

The ZIP code for Baconton: 31716<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Baconton had an population of 827 people. This is a decrease of 9.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Baconton had a population of 915 people. This makes Baconton the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 915 people, the population of Baconton increased 13.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 804 people).

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

Communities near Baconton ...

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

  • Albany [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albany
    • Albany [Dougherty County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Baconton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<6>
  • Hinds [Dougherty County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinds have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinds
    • Hinds [Dougherty County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Baconton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinds
  • Hawkinstown [Baker County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawkinstown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hawkinstown
    • Hawkinstown [Baker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Baconton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,270 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawkinstown
  • Eugemar [Dougherty County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eugemar have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eugemar
    • Eugemar [Dougherty County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Baconton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,367 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eugemar
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenough [Mitchell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenough have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenough
      • Greenough [Mitchell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Baconton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,304 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenough
    • Dawson Heights [Dougherty County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dawson Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dawson Heights
      • Dawson Heights [Dougherty County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Baconton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,246 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawson Heights
    • Pelham [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelham
      • Pelham [Mitchell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Baconton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,626 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<6>
    • East Dougherty [Worth County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Dougherty have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Dougherty
      • East Dougherty [Worth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Baconton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,398 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Dougherty
    • Lake Park [Dougherty County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Park
      • Lake Park [Dougherty County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Baconton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,207 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Park
    • Relswood Terrace [Dougherty County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Relswood Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Relswood Terrace
      • Relswood Terrace [Dougherty County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Baconton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,079 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Relswood Terrace

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baconton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Georgia

About Mitchell County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mitchell County: www.mitchellcountyga.net

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 Mitchell, 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 Baconton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Baconton - 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 Baconton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Baconton 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 '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- Baconton) 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 Baconton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Baconton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baconton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3770, Longitude: -84.1588    
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 20 Sep 2020