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Welcome to Buford ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Buford has a population of 15,465 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Buford.
Buford is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Buford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area Codes for Buford: (470)<4>, (678) & (770)
The ZIP codes for Buford: 30515, 30518-30519<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Buford had an population of 15,465 people. This is an increase of 26.5% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Buford had a population of 12,225 people. This makes Buford the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Buford represents 0.13% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Buford.
Communities Also Named Buford ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Buford - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, Colorado, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas (2), Virginia (2) and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Buford.
Communities near Buford ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Buford.
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 Buford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Buford.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Buford. 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 Buford.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Buford. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Buford.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buford ...
Looking for more information about Buford? 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 Buford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Buford.
Adding Buford to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Buford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Buford was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1874.
We also found Buford the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Buford.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Buford. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Gwinnett County: www.co.gwinnett.ga.us/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Feb 2023