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Welcome to Douglas ...

The city of Douglas is located in Coffee County<1> and is the County Seat for Coffee County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Douglas has a population of 11,673 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Douglas is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Douglas: (912)

The ZIP codes for Douglas: 31533-31535<4>

Websites for Douglas ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.douglasga.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Douglas, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Douglas had an population of 11,673 people. This is an increase of 0.72% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Douglas had a population of 11,589 people (which is 27.36% of the total population of Coffee County). This makes Douglas the county's most populous community.

The population of Douglas represents 0.12% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.

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

Adding Douglas to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Douglas 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 Douglas was

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

Communities Also Named Douglas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Douglas - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois (3), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (3), Ontario (2), Oregon, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Douglas ...

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

  • Nicholls [Coffee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholls
    • Nicholls [Coffee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Douglas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,332 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nicholls<6>
  • Guysie [Bacon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guysie
    • Guysie [Bacon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Douglas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,226 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guysie have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guysie
  • Pearson [Atkinson County]
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    • Pearson [Atkinson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Douglas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,089 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearson<6>
  • Willacoochee [Atkinson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willacoochee
    • Willacoochee [Atkinson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Douglas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,389 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willacoochee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willacoochee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willacoochee<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Broxton [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broxton
      • Broxton [Coffee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Douglas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broxton<6>
    • Mora [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mora
      • Mora [Coffee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Douglas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mora have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mora
    • Ambrose [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ambrose
      • Ambrose [Coffee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Douglas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 377 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ambrose
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ambrose<6>
    • Denton [Jeff Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denton
      • Denton [Jeff Davis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Douglas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 250 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<6>
    • West Green [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Green
      • West Green [Coffee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Douglas
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Green have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Green
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Green<6>
    • Wray [Irwin County]

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Douglas. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Douglas.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Douglas ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Coffee County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Douglas. 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 Coffee, 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 Douglas.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Douglas - 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 Douglas). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Douglas or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Douglas includes: 31533, 31534 & 31535.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Douglas) 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 Douglas. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DouglasOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Douglas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5089, Longitude: -82.8500    
<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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