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Dry Branch, Georgia
(Twiggs County)

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Welcome to Dry Branch ...

Dry Branch is primarily located in Twiggs County<1>. A portion of Dry Branch extends into Bibb County.

A typical abbreviation for Dry Branch: Dry Br. (or less commonly used: Dry Brnch.)

Dry Branch is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Dry Branch is located in the (478) area code.

The ZIP code for Dry Branch: 31020<3>

Adding Dry Branch to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dry Branch 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 Dry Branch was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Dry Branch ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Dry Branch: This one is located in Twiggs County and the other is located in Jenkins County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 6 communities that are also named Dry Branch - they are located in Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Dry Branch ...

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

  • Warner Robins [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warner Robins
    • Warner Robins [Houston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Dry Branch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 78,601 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warner Robins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warner Robins<5>
  • Brookhaven [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven [Bibb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Dry Branch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 55,554 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
  • Belvedere Manor [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belvedere Manor
    • Belvedere Manor [Jones County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Dry Branch
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 15,152 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belvedere Manor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvedere Manor
  • Centerville [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville [Houston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Dry Branch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,001 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Byron [Peach County]
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      • Byron [Peach County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Dry Branch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,274 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byron<5>
    • Jones Acres [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Acres
      • Jones Acres [Jones County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Dry Branch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,962 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Acres
    • Elberta [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elberta
      • Elberta [Houston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Dry Branch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,329 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elberta have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elberta
    • Gray [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gray
      • Gray [Jones County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Dry Branch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gray<5>
    • Stathams Landing [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stathams Landing
      • Stathams Landing [Houston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Dry Branch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stathams Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stathams Landing
    • Bloomfield Park [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomfield Park
      • Bloomfield Park [Bibb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Dry Branch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomfield Park have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield Park

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dry Branch ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Twiggs County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Twiggs County: www.twiggscounty.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 Twiggs, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dry Branch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Dry Branch). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dry Branch or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Dry Branch) 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 Dry Branch. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dry BranchOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dry Branch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8019, Longitude: -83.4982    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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