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Welcome to Buchanan ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Buchanan, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1863.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Buchanan has a population of 1,187 people<2> (see below for details).
Buchanan is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<3>.
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).
Area Codes for Buchanan: (470)<4>, (678) & (770)
The ZIP code for Buchanan: 30113<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Buchanan had an population of 1,187 people. This is an increase of 7.52% since the 2010 Census.
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.
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Buchanan ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Buchanan.
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 Buchanan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Buchanan.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Buchanan.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Buchanan. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.
Adding Buchanan to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Buchanan in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Buchanan was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1863.
We also found Buchanan on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Buchanan.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Buchanan. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Haralson County: www.haralsoncountyga.org/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023