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Welcome to Jones County ...

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

The community of Gray is the Seat for Jones County.

Jones County was founded in 1807 and was created by taking area from Baldwin County.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Jones had a population of 28,689 people.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jones represented 0.3% of the total population of Georgia.

Below are some of the communities located in Jones County:

  • Gray
  • Jones Acres
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Acres
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,962 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Acres
  • Morton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 549 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton
  • Pitts
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pitts
    • Estimated population in 2019: 293 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pitts have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pitts

Websites of Interest ...

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • At this time (Dec 2022), GenDisasters website is currently offline due to a hacker attack. Hopefully they will be back soon.

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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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This page was last modified/updated: 31 Jan 2023