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Welcome to Buchanan ...

The city of Buchanan is located in Haralson County and is the County Seat for Haralson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Buchanan has a population of 1,158 people<1> (see below for details).

Buchanan is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Buchanan is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<3>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP code for Buchanan: 30113<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Buchanan had a population of 1,104 people. This makes Buchanan the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Buchanan represents 0.01% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 283rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,104 people, the population of Buchanan increased 17.32% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 941 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Buchanan had an population of 1,158 people. This is an increase of 4.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.06% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Buchanan ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Aragon   [Map]   1,252   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Bowdon   [Map]   2,099   S   18 miles [29 km]
Bremen   [Map]   6,428   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   26,815   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cedartown   [Map]   9,939   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mount Zion   [Map]   1,798   S   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Buchanan ...

While we believe that this Buchanan is located in Haralson County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Buchanan. Those communities are located in the following counties: DeKalb and Fulton County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 33 communities that are also named Buchanan - they are located in California (3), Colorado (2), Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska (2), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota (2), Ohio (3), Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

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 Buchanan. 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 Buchanan. 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 Buchanan. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buchanan ...

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

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) Buchanan. 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 Buchanan.

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

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<3>Of the area codes for Buchanan, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.

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<4>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 Buchanan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Buchanan or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Buchanan. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buchanan) 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 Buchanan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Buchanan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buchanan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8022, Longitude: -85.1901     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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