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Welcome to Blakely ...

The city of Blakely is located in Early County and is the County Seat for Early County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Blakely has a population of 4,702 people<1> (see below for details).

Blakely is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Blakely: (229)

The ZIP code for Blakely: 39823<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blakely had a population of 5,068 people (which is 46.04% of the total population of Early County). This makes Blakely the county's most populous community.

The population of Blakely represents 0.05% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 121st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,068 people, the population of Blakely decreased 11.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,696 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Blakely had an population of 4,702 people. This is a decrease of 7.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.45% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Blakely ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Blakely and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Columbia (AL)   [Map]   729   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gordon (AL)   [Map]   327   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Haleburg (AL)   [Map]   101   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Arlington   [Map]   1,380   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bancroft   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bluffton   [Map]   99   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Blakely.

Communities Also Named Blakely ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Blakely - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Brunswick, Pennsylvania and South Carolina.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blakely. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blakely. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blakely.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Blakely:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blakely ...

Looking for more information about Blakely? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Blakely, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Blakely.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Blakely. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blakely.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blakely - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Blakely). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blakely or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Blakely. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blakely) 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 Blakely. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blakely

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blakely. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3776, Longitude: -84.9335     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Blakely.