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Welcome to Barnesville ...

The city of Barnesville is located in Lamar County<1> and is the County Seat for Lamar County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Barnesville has a population of 6,678 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Barnesville is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Barnesville and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

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

The ZIP code for Barnesville: 30204<5>

Websites for Barnesville ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.barnesville.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Barnesville, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Barnesville had an population of 6,678 people. This is a decrease of 1.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Barnesville had a population of 6,755 people (or 36.88% of the total population of Lamar County). This makes Barnesville the county's most populous community.

The population of Barnesville represents 0.07% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 100th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,755 people, the population of Barnesville increased 13.11% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,972 people).

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

Communities Also Named Barnesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Barnesville: This one is located in Lamar County and the other is located in Pike County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 17 communities that are also named Barnesville - they are located in Alabama (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Barnesville ...

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

  • Griffin [Spalding County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffin
    • Griffin [Spalding County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Barnesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Griffin<7>
  • Thomaston [Upson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomaston
    • Thomaston [Upson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Barnesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,770 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomaston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomaston<7>
  • Jackson [Butts County]
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    • Jackson [Butts County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Barnesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,332 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
  • Forsyth [Monroe County]
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    • Forsyth [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Barnesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forsyth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forsyth<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lincoln Park [Upson County]
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      • Lincoln Park [Upson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Barnesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,503 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Park have been provided by the GNIS.<8> 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Barnesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,223 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zebulon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zebulon<7>
    • Russellville [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russellville
      • Russellville [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Barnesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Russellville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russellville
    • Williamson [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamson
      • Williamson [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Barnesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 521 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamson have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamson<7>
    • Concord [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
      • Concord [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Barnesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 388 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<7>
    • Jenkinsburg [Butts County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jenkinsburg
      • Jenkinsburg [Butts County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Barnesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jenkinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenkinsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jenkinsburg<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 Barnesville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Barnesville.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Barnesville. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Barnesville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barnesville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Barnesville. 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 Lamar, 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 Barnesville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barnesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Barnesville, 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 Barnesville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Barnesville 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Barnesville) 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 Barnesville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BarnesvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barnesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0546, Longitude: -84.1555    
<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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