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Welcome to Blythe ...

The town of Blythe is primarily located in Richmond County<1>. A portion of Blythe extends into Burke County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Blythe has a population of 704 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Blythe is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Blythe: (706) & (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Blythe: 30805<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blythe had an population of 704 people. This is a decrease of 2.36% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blythe had a population of 721 people. This makes Blythe the county's 2nd most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Blythe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Blythe - they are located in California, Kentucky, Mississippi and Montana.

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

Communities near Blythe ...

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

  • Augusta [Richmond County]
  • De Bruce [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Bruce
    • De Bruce [Richmond County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Blythe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,696 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Bruce
  • North Augusta [Aiken County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Augusta
    • North Augusta [Aiken County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Blythe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,137 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Augusta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Augusta<7>
  • Snead [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snead
    • Snead [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Blythe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,077 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snead have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snead
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grovetown [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grovetown
      • Grovetown [Columbia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Blythe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,639 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grovetown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grovetown<7>
    • Drone [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drone
      • Drone [Burke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Blythe
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 14,568 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drone have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drone
    • Richmond Hills [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond Hills
      • Richmond Hills [Richmond County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Blythe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond Hills
    • Fairvale [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairvale
      • Fairvale [Richmond County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Blythe
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,769 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairvale have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairvale
    • Waynesboro [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynesboro
      • Waynesboro [Burke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Blythe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,388 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro<7>
    • Hephzibah [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hephzibah
      • Hephzibah [Richmond County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Blythe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,936 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hephzibah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hephzibah<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 Blythe. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blythe.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blythe ...

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

Adding Blythe to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blythe 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 Blythe was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blythe. 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 Richmond, 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 Blythe.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blythe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<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 town (such as Blythe). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blythe 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Blythe) 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 Blythe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BlytheOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blythe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2982, Longitude: -82.2052    
<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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