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Welcome to Barker Spring ...

Barker Spring is located in Upson County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Barker Spring: Barker Spg. (or less commonly used: Barker Spng. or Barker Sprng.)

Barker Spring is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Area codes for Barker Spring: (706) & (762)<3>

Communities near Barker Spring ...

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

  • Lawrences Mill [Pike County]
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    • Lawrences Mill [Pike County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Barker Spring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrences Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrences Mill
  • Carrolls [Meriwether County]
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    • Carrolls [Meriwether County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Barker Spring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,259 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrolls have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrolls
  • Thomaston [Upson County]
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    • Thomaston [Upson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Barker Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,770 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomaston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomaston<6>
  • Barnesville [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnesville
    • Barnesville [Lamar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Barker Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,669 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnesville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Manchester [Meriwether County]
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      • Manchester [Meriwether County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Barker Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,918 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<6>
    • Lincoln Park [Upson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Park
      • Lincoln Park [Upson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Barker Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,503 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Park have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Park
    • Zebulon [Pike County]
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      • Zebulon [Pike County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Barker Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,223 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zebulon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zebulon<6>
    • Woodbury [Meriwether County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbury
      • Woodbury [Meriwether County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Barker Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 898 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbury have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodbury<6>
    • Talbotton [Talbot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talbotton
      • Talbotton [Talbot County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Barker Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talbotton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talbotton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talbotton<6>
    • Greenville [Meriwether County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
      • Greenville [Meriwether County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Barker Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<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 Barker Spring. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Barker Spring.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barker Spring ...

Looking for more information about Barker Spring? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Barker Spring, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Barker Spring.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Upson County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Upson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barker Spring - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Barker Spring) 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 Barker Spring. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Barker SpringOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barker Spring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9215, Longitude: -84.4385    
<5>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.
<6>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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