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Welcome to Drone ...

Drone is located in Burke County<1>.

The location of Drone has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Drone had a population of 14,568 people.<3> (see below for details).

Drone is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Communities near Drone ...

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

  • Thomas Station [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomas Station
    • Thomas Station [Burke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Drone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas Station have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas Station
  • Waynesboro [Burke County]
  • Hephzibah [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hephzibah
    • Hephzibah [Richmond County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Drone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,936 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hephzibah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hephzibah<6>
  • Louisville [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
    • Louisville [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Drone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,189 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wrens Station [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrens Station
      • Wrens Station [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Drone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,939 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrens Station
    • Wrens [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrens
      • Wrens [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Drone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,924 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrens<6>
    • Wadley [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wadley
      • Wadley [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Drone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,834 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadley<6>
    • Blythe [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blythe
      • Blythe [Richmond County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Drone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 700 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blythe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blythe<6>
    • Keysville [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keysville
      • Keysville [Burke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Drone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 338 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keysville<6>
    • Midville [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midville
      • Midville [Burke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Drone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midville<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 Drone. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Drone.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Drone ...

Looking for more information about Drone? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Drone, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Drone.

Adding Drone to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Drone 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 Drone was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Burke County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Drone. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Burke County: www.burkecounty-ga.gov/

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 Burke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Drone.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Drone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Drone) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Drone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0554, Longitude: -82.1587       In this case, the coordinates for Drone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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