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Welcome to Braselton ...

The town of Braselton is primarily located in Barrow County<1>. A portion of Braselton extends into Jackson County, Gwinnett County and Hall County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Braselton has a population of 12,972 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Braselton is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Braselton: (470)<4>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP code for Braselton: 30517<5>

Websites for Braselton ...

Official Website:   www.braselton.net/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.jacksoncountyga.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Braselton had an population of 12,972 people. This is an increase of 72.71% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Braselton had a population of 7,511 people (which is 10.83% of the total population of Barrow County). This makes Braselton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Braselton represents 0.08% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 92nd most populous community.

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

Communities near Braselton ...

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

  • Gainesville [Hall County]
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    • Gainesville [Hall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Braselton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gainesville<7>
  • Gainesville Mills [Hall County]
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    • Gainesville Mills [Hall County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Braselton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,232 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gainesville Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville Mills
  • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County]
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    • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Braselton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,842 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceville<7>
  • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County]
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    • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Braselton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,132 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar Hill<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Suwanee [Gwinnett County]
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      • Suwanee [Gwinnett County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Braselton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,803 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Suwanee have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suwanee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Suwanee<7>
    • Winder [Barrow County]
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      • Winder [Barrow County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Braselton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,273 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winder have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winder
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winder<7>
    • Dry Pond [Jackson County]
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      • Dry Pond [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Braselton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Pond
    • Buford [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buford
      • Buford [Gwinnett County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Braselton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,750 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buford<7>
    • Jefferson [Jackson County]
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      • Jefferson [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Braselton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,490 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<7>
    • Gaines Ferry [Hall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaines Ferry
      • Gaines Ferry [Hall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Braselton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaines Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaines Ferry

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Braselton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Barrow County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Braselton: www.braselton.net/

The official website for Barrow County: www.barrowga.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 Barrow, 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 Braselton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Braselton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Braselton, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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 Braselton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Braselton 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Braselton) 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 Braselton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BraseltonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Braselton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1087, Longitude: -83.7627    
<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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