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Welcome to Blitchton ...

Blitchton is located in Bryan County<1>.

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

Blitchton is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Blitchton is within the (912) area code.

Adding Blitchton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blitchton 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 Blitchton was

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

Communities Also Named Blitchton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Blitchton - it's located in Florida.

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

Communities near Blitchton ...

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

  • Statesborough [Bulloch County]
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    • Statesborough [Bulloch County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Blitchton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 32,954 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Statesborough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Statesborough
  • Pooler [Chatham County]
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    • Pooler [Chatham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Blitchton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,022 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pooler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pooler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pooler<5>
  • Richmond Hill [Bryan County]
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    • Richmond Hill [Bryan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Blitchton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,408 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond Hill<5>
  • Rincon [Effingham County]
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    • Rincon [Effingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Blitchton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rincon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rincon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rincon<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Port Wentworth [Chatham County]
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      • Port Wentworth [Chatham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Blitchton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,812 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Wentworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Wentworth<5>
    • Port Wentworth Junction [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Wentworth Junction
      • Port Wentworth Junction [Chatham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Blitchton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,641 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Wentworth Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Wentworth Junction
    • Garden City [Chatham County]
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      • Garden City [Chatham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Blitchton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,213 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garden City<5>
    • Springfield [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
      • Springfield [Effingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Blitchton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,063 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<5>
    • Rossignol Hill [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossignol Hill
      • Rossignol Hill [Chatham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Blitchton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,009 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossignol Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossignol Hill
    • Bloomingdale [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomingdale
      • Bloomingdale [Chatham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Blitchton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomingdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomingdale<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blitchton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Bryan County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bryan County: www.bryancountyga.org/

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 Bryan, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blitchton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Blitchton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blitchton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1971, Longitude: -81.4379       In this case, the coordinates for Blitchton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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