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Welcome to College Park ...

The city of College Park is primarily located in Fulton County<1>. A portion of College Park extends into Clayton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, College Park has a population of 15,147 people<2> (see below for details).

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

College Park is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

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

The ZIP code for College Park: 30349<5>

Websites for College Park ...

Official Website: www.collegeparkga.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, College Park had an population of 15,147 people. This is an increase of 8.64% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, College Park had a population of 13,942 people. This makes College Park the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of College Park represents 0.14% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for College Park.

Adding College Park to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of College Park 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 College Park was

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

Communities Also Named College Park ...

While we believe that this College Park is located in Fulton County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named College Park. Those communities are located in the following counties: Glynn and Habersham County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 36 communities that are also named College Park - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Delaware, Florida (4), Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New York, North Carolina (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (4), Tennessee and Virginia (9).

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

Communities near College Park ...

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

  • Atlanta [Fulton County]
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    • Atlanta [Fulton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of College Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 512,550 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<7>
  • South Fulton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton [Fulton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of College Park
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
  • Smyrna [Cobb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smyrna
    • Smyrna [Cobb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of College Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,443 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<7>
  • Brookhaven [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven [DeKalb County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of College Park
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stonecrest [DeKalb County]
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      • Stonecrest [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of College Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonecrest
    • Tucker [DeKalb County]
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      • Tucker [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of College Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucker<7>
    • Peachtree City [Fayette County]
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      • Peachtree City [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of College Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,763 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peachtree City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachtree City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peachtree City<7>
    • Douglasville [Douglas County]
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      • Douglasville [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of College Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,036 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglasville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglasville<7>
    • Chamblee [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamblee
      • Chamblee [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of College Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,842 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamblee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chamblee<7>
    • Stockbridge [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockbridge
      • Stockbridge [Henry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of College Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,125 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockbridge<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for College Park ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for College Park: www.collegeparkga.com/

The official website for Fulton County: www.co.fulton.ga.us/

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 Fulton, 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 College Park.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around College Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for College Park, 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 city (such as College Park). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether College Park 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- College Park) 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 College Park. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from College ParkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in College Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6534, Longitude: -84.4495    
<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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