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Welcome to Bainbridge ...

The city of Bainbridge is located in Decatur County<1> and is the County Seat for Decatur County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bainbridge has a population of 12,081 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Bainbridge is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The area code for Bainbridge: (229)

The ZIP code for Bainbridge: 39819<4>

Websites for Bainbridge ...

Official Website:   www.bainbridgega.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bainbridgega.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bainbridge had an population of 12,081 people. This is a decrease of 4.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.06% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bainbridge had a population of 12,697 people (or 45.6% of the total population of Decatur County). This makes Bainbridge the county's most populous community.

The population of Bainbridge represents 0.13% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 66th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,697 people, the population of Bainbridge increased 8.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,722 people).

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

Adding Bainbridge to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bainbridge 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 Bainbridge was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Bainbridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Bainbridge - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania and Washington.

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

Communities near Bainbridge ...

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

  • Vada [Decatur County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vada
    • Vada [Decatur County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Bainbridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 56,457 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vada
  • Recovery [Decatur County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Recovery
    • Recovery [Decatur County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Bainbridge
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 33,015 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Recovery have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Recovery
  • Iron City [Seminole County]
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    • Iron City [Seminole County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Bainbridge
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 7,446 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iron City<7>
  • Reynoldsville [Seminole County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reynoldsville
    • Reynoldsville [Seminole County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Bainbridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 960 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reynoldsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reynoldsville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Attapulgus [Decatur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attapulgus
      • Attapulgus [Decatur County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Bainbridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attapulgus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Attapulgus<7>
    • Reno [Grady County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reno
      • Reno [Grady County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Bainbridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 285 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reno have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reno
    • Fowlstown [Decatur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fowlstown
      • Fowlstown [Decatur County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Bainbridge
      • Fowlstown has also been known as:
      • Fowltown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fowlstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fowlstown<7>
    • Climax [Decatur County]
    • Brinson [Decatur County]
    • Faceville [Decatur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Faceville
      • Faceville [Decatur County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Bainbridge
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faceville

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bainbridge. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bainbridge.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bainbridge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Decatur County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bainbridge: www.bainbridgega.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 Decatur, 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 Bainbridge.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bainbridge - 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 Bainbridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bainbridge 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bainbridge) 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 Bainbridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BainbridgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bainbridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9040, Longitude: -84.5757    
<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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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