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Welcome to Donalsonville ...

The city of Donalsonville is located in Seminole County<1> and is the County Seat for Seminole County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Donalsonville has a population of 2,468 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Donalsonville is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Donalsonville is within the (229) area code.

The ZIP code for Donalsonville: 39845<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Donalsonville had an population of 2,468 people. This is a decrease of 6.87% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Donalsonville had a population of 2,650 people (which is 30.36% of the total population of Seminole County). This makes Donalsonville the county's most populous community.

The population of Donalsonville represents 0.03% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 200th most populous community.

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

Communities near Donalsonville ...

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

  • Cedar Springs [Early County]
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    • Cedar Springs [Early County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Donalsonville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,997 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Springs<6>
  • Springfield [Early County]
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    • Springfield [Early County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Donalsonville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,084 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
  • Hentown [Early County]
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    • Hentown [Early County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Donalsonville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,944 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hentown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Malone [Jackson County]
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    • Malone [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Donalsonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,082 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malone<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Colquitt [Miller County]
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      • Colquitt [Miller County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Donalsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,798 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colquitt<6>
    • Butlers Ferry [Seminole County]
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      • Butlers Ferry [Seminole County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Donalsonville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,759 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butlers Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Reynoldsville [Seminole County]
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      • Reynoldsville [Seminole County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Donalsonville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 960 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reynoldsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gordon [Houston County]
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      • Gordon [Houston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Donalsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 328 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon
    • Iron City [Seminole County]
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      • Iron City [Seminole County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Donalsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 290 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iron City<6>
    • Brinson [Decatur County]
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      • Brinson [Decatur County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Donalsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 202 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brinson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brinson<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Donalsonville ...

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

Mentions & References for Donalsonville

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Donalsonville. 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 Seminole, 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 Donalsonville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Donalsonville - 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 Donalsonville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Donalsonville 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- Donalsonville) 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 Donalsonville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DonalsonvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Donalsonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0404, Longitude: -84.8793    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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