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(Miller County)

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Welcome to Colquitt ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Colquitt has a population of 1,815 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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 is located in 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 (which is 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 have 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 lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Colquitt and is located in Decatur County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 56,457 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vada
  • Douglass Crossroads (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglass Crossroads
    • Douglass Crossroads lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Colquitt and is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,992 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Douglass Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglass Crossroads
  • Douglasville (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglasville
    • Douglasville lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Colquitt and is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,695 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglasville
  • Cedar Springs (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Springs
    • Cedar Springs lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Colquitt and is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,997 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Springs<7>
  • Hawkinstown (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hawkinstown
    • Hawkinstown lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Colquitt and is located in Baker County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,270 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawkinstown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawkinstown
  • Blakely (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blakely
    • Blakely lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Colquitt and is located in Early County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,491 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blakely
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely<7>
  • Springfield (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
    • Springfield lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Colquitt and is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,084 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
  • Hentown (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hentown
    • Hentown lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Colquitt and is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,944 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hentown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hentown
  • Donalsonville (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donalsonville
    • Donalsonville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Colquitt and is located in Seminole County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,488 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donalsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donalsonville<7>
  • Arlington (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
    • Arlington lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Colquitt and is located in Calhoun County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,319 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<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 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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Colquitt was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1863.

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Colquitt. 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 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Colquitt) 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 Colquitt. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ColquittOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colquitt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1722, Longitude: -84.7334    
<6>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.
<7>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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