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Welcome to Baxley ...

The city of Baxley is located in Appling County<1> and is the County Seat for Appling County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Baxley has a population of 4,678 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Baxley is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Baxley lies within the (912) area code.

The ZIP codes for Baxley: 31513, 31515<4>

Websites for Baxley ...

Official Website:   www.baxley.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.baxley.org/site/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Baxley had an population of 4,678 people. This is an increase of 6.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Baxley had a population of 4,400 people (which is 24.13% of the total population of Appling County). This makes Baxley the county's most populous community.

The population of Baxley represents 0.05% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 136th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,400 people, the population of Baxley increased 6.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,150 people).

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

Adding Baxley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Baxley 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 Baxley was

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

Communities Also Named Baxley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Baxley - it's located in South Carolina.

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

Communities near Baxley ...

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

  • Hazlehurst [Jeff Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazlehurst
    • Hazlehurst [Jeff Davis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Baxley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,080 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazlehurst
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazlehurst<6>
  • Quinn [Jeff Davis County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinn
    • Quinn [Jeff Davis County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Baxley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,652 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Alma [Bacon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
    • Alma [Bacon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Baxley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,336 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma<6>
  • Tallahassee [Jeff Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallahassee
    • Tallahassee [Jeff Davis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Baxley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,185 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tallahassee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallahassee
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Guysie [Bacon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guysie
      • Guysie [Bacon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Baxley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guysie have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guysie
    • Toombs Central [Toombs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toombs Central
      • Toombs Central [Toombs County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Baxley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toombs Central have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toombs Central
    • Graham [Appling County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graham
      • Graham [Appling County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Baxley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
    • Surrency [Appling County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surrency
      • Surrency [Appling County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Baxley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 201 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surrency have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surrency
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surrency<6>
    • Cedar Crossing [Toombs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Crossing
      • Cedar Crossing [Toombs County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Baxley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Crossing
    • Coffee [Bacon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coffee
      • Coffee [Bacon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Baxley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffee

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Baxley. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Baxley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baxley ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Appling County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Baxley: www.baxley.org/

The official website for Appling County: www.baxley.org/site/

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 Appling, 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 Baxley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Baxley - 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 Baxley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Baxley 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Baxley) 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 Baxley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BaxleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baxley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7784, Longitude: -82.3486    
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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