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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.

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

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

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).

Douglasville is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (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 total 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 have 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 [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton [Fulton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Douglasville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
  • Marietta [Cobb County]
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    • Marietta [Cobb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Douglasville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,786 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta<7>
  • Smyrna [Cobb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smyrna
    • Smyrna [Cobb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Douglasville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,443 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<7>
  • East Point [Fulton County]
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    • East Point [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Douglasville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,042 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Point<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kennesaw Acres [Cobb County]
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      • Kennesaw Acres [Cobb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Douglasville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,077 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw Acres
    • Pontevedra [Fulton County]
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      • Pontevedra [Fulton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Douglasville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pontevedra have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontevedra
    • Union City [Fulton County]
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      • Union City [Fulton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Douglasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,301 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City<7>
    • Fairburn [Fulton County]
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      • Fairburn [Fulton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Douglasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairburn<7>
    • Villa Rica [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villa Rica
      • Villa Rica [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Douglasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,795 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villa Rica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Villa Rica<7>
    • Powder Springs [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powder Springs
      • Powder Springs [Cobb County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Douglasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,801 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powder Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powder Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powder Springs<7>

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.

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

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

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

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About Douglas County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Douglasville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Douglasville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DouglasvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Douglasville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7517, Longitude: -84.7475    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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