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Welcome to Peach County ...

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

The community of Fort Valley is the Seat for Peach County.

Peach County was founded in 1924. Peach was created by taking area from Houston and Macon Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Peach had a population of 27,697 people.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Peach represented 0.29% of the total population of Georgia.

Below are some of the communities located in Peach County:

  • Byron
  • Fort Valley
  • Taylors Mill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylors Mill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 224 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylors Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylors Mill
  • Washington Square
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington Square
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,963 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington Square have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington Square

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 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: 01 Sep 2023