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Welcome to Booker Heights ...

Booker Heights is located in Thomas County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Booker Heights: Booker Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Booker Heights is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Booker Heights (for example, toward Sneads (FL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Booker Heights lies within the (229) area code.

Communities Also Named Booker Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Booker Heights - they are located in Alabama and Maryland.

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

Communities near Booker Heights ...

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

  • Cairo [Grady County]
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    • Cairo [Grady County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Booker Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,302 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cairo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cairo<5>
  • Hansell [Thomas County]
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    • Hansell [Thomas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Booker Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hansell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hansell
  • Boston [Thomas County]
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    • Boston [Thomas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Booker Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boston<5>
  • Meigs [Thomas County]
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    • Meigs [Thomas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Booker Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,029 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meigs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meigs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meigs<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newark [Thomas County]
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      • Newark [Thomas County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Booker Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 783 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
    • Ochlocknee [Thomas County]
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      • Ochlocknee [Thomas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Booker Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 678 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ochlocknee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ochlocknee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ochlocknee<5>
    • Pavo [Thomas County]
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      • Pavo [Thomas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Booker Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 602 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pavo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pavo<5>
    • Coolidge [Thomas County]
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      • Coolidge [Thomas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Booker Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 523 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coolidge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coolidge<5>
    • Whigham [Grady County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whigham
      • Whigham [Grady County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Booker Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 461 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whigham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whigham<5>
    • Barwick [Brooks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barwick
      • Barwick [Brooks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Booker Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 374 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barwick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barwick<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 Booker Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Booker Heights.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Booker Heights ...

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

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About Thomas County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Thomas County: www.thomascountyboc.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 Thomas, 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 Booker Heights - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Booker Heights) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Booker Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8460, Longitude: -83.9938       In this case, the coordinates for Booker Heights 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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