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Welcome to Douglasville ...

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



While we don't have a date for the founding of Douglasville, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1874.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Douglasville has a population of 33,534 people<2> (see below for details).

Douglasville is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Douglasville: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP codes for Douglasville: 30133-30135, 30154<5>

Websites for Douglasville ...

Official Website:   www.ci.douglasville.ga.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.douglascountygeorgia.com/

Junior League:   www.jldouglascounty.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Douglasville had an population of 33,534 people. This is an increase of 8.31% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Douglasville had a population of 30,961 people (which is 23.38% of the total population of Douglas County). This makes Douglasville the county's most populous community.

The population of Douglasville represents 0.32% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Douglasville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Georgia communities named Douglasville: This one is located in Douglas County and the other is located in Early County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 5 communities that are also named Douglasville - they are located in Alabama (3) and Arkansas.

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

Communities near Douglasville ...

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

  • South Fulton
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton is located in Fulton County
  • Marietta
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Smyrna
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • East Point
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Kennesaw Acres
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw Acres
    • Kennesaw Acres is located in Cobb County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,077 people
  • Pontevedra
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pontevedra have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontevedra
    • Pontevedra is located in Fulton County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,694 people
  • Union City
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
    • Union City is located in Fulton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,301 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City <6>
  • Fairburn
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Villa Rica
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Powder Springs
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Douglasville ...

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

Adding Douglasville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Douglasville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Douglasville was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1874.

We also found Douglasville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Douglasville.

The official website for Douglasville: www.ci.douglasville.ga.us/

The official website for Douglas County: www.co.douglas.ga.us/

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 Douglas, 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 Douglasville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Douglasville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Douglasville, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>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 Douglasville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Douglasville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Douglasville includes: 30133, 30134 & 30135.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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