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The city of Colquitt is located in Miller County<1> and is the County Seat for Miller County.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Colquitt, 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, Colquitt has a population of 1,815 people<2> (see below for details).

Colquitt is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Colquitt lies within the (229) area code.

The ZIP code for Colquitt: 39837<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Colquitt had an population of 1,815 people. This is a decrease of 8.89% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Colquitt had a population of 1,992 people (or 32.52% of the total population of Miller County). This makes Colquitt the county's most populous community.

The population of Colquitt represents 0.02% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 226th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Colquitt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Georgia communities named Colquitt: This one is located in Miller County and the other is located in Montgomery County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 3 communities that are also named Colquitt - they are located in Louisiana and Texas.

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

Communities near Colquitt ...

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

  • Vada
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vada
    • Vada is located in Decatur County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 56,457 people
  • Douglass Crossroads
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Douglass Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglass Crossroads
    • Douglass Crossroads is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,992 people
  • Douglasville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglasville
    • Douglasville is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,695 people
  • Cedar Springs
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Hawkinstown
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawkinstown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hawkinstown
    • Hawkinstown is located in Baker County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,270 people
  • Blakely
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Springfield
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
    • Springfield is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,084 people
  • Hentown
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hentown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hentown
    • Hentown is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,944 people
  • Donalsonville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Arlington
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colquitt ...

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

Adding Colquitt to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Colquitt 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 Colquitt was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1863.

We also found Colquitt in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Colquitt.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Miller, 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 Colquitt.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Colquitt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Colquitt). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Colquitt or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>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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