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Welcome to Betts ...

Betts is located in Meriwether County<1>.

The location of Betts has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Betts has a population of 373 people<3> (see below for details).

Betts is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Betts had an population of 373 people. This is an increase of 26.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 152.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Betts had a population of 296 people.

With a 2010 count of 296 people, the population of Betts increased 100% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 148 people).

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

Communities Also Named Betts ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Betts - they are located in Alabama, Florida and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Betts ...

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

  • Lawrences Mill (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrences Mill
    • Lawrences Mill lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Betts and is located in Pike County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrences Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrences Mill
  • Carrolls (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrolls
    • Carrolls lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Betts and is located in Meriwether County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,259 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrolls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrolls
  • Thomaston (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomaston
    • Thomaston lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Betts and is located in Upson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,770 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomaston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomaston<6>
  • Manchester (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Betts and is located in Meriwether County
    • 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 (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Park
    • Lincoln Park lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Betts and is located in Upson County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Park
  • Pine Mountain (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Mountain
    • Pine Mountain lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Betts and is located in Harris County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,452 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Mountain<6>
  • Zebulon (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zebulon
    • Zebulon lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Betts and is located in Pike County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,223 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zebulon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zebulon<6>
  • Mountainbrook (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountainbrook
    • Mountainbrook lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Betts and is located in Harris County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,108 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountainbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountainbrook
  • Talbotton (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talbotton
    • Talbotton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Betts and is located in Talbot County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talbotton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talbotton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talbotton<6>
  • Greenville (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Betts and is located in Meriwether County
    • 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 Betts. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Betts.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Betts ...

Looking for more information about Betts? 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 Betts, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Betts.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Meriwether, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Betts.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Betts - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Betts) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Betts. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9518, Longitude: -84.5874       In this case, the coordinates for Betts have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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