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Welcome to Capel ...

Capel is located in Grady County<1>.

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

Capel is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Capel is located in the (229) area code.

Adding Capel to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Capel in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Capel was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Capel on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Capel ...

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

  • Vada [Decatur County]
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    • Vada [Decatur County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Capel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 56,457 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vada
  • Thomasville [Thomas County]
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    • Thomasville [Thomas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Capel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,493 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomasville<5>
  • Cairo [Grady County]
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    • Cairo [Grady County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Capel
    • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Capel
    • 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.
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    • Camilla [Mitchell County]
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      • Camilla [Mitchell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Capel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,941 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camilla<5>
    • Pelham [Mitchell County]
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      • Pelham [Mitchell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Capel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,408 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<5>
    • Meigs [Thomas County]
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      • Meigs [Thomas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Capel
      • 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>
    • Newark [Thomas County]
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      • Newark [Thomas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Capel
      • 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.
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    • Ochlocknee [Thomas County]
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      • Ochlocknee [Thomas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Capel
      • 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>
    • Coolidge [Thomas County]
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      • Coolidge [Thomas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Capel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 523 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coolidge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coolidge<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 Capel. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Capel.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Capel ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Grady, 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 Capel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Capel) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Capel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9732, Longitude: -84.1985       In this case, the coordinates for Capel 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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