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Welcome to Dry Pond ...

Dry Pond is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dry Pond has a population of 15,881 people<3> (see below for details).

Dry Pond is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Dry Pond: (706) & (762)<5>

Websites for Dry Pond ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.jacksoncountyga.com/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dry Pond had an population of 15,881 people. This is a decrease of 1.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dry Pond had a population of 16,201 people (or 26.79% of the total population of Jackson County).

The population of Dry Pond represents 0.17% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 16,201 people, the population of Dry Pond increased 2.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,857 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dry Pond.

Communities Also Named Dry Pond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Dry Pond - they are located in Massachusetts and Virginia.

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

Communities near Dry Pond ...

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

  • Athens [Clarke County]
  • Gainesville [Hall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville
    • Gainesville [Hall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Dry Pond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gainesville<7>
  • Gainesville Mills [Hall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville Mills
    • Gainesville Mills [Hall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Dry Pond
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,232 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gainesville Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville Mills
  • Winder [Barrow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winder
    • Winder [Barrow County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Dry Pond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,273 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winder<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Braselton [Barrow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braselton
      • Braselton [Barrow County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Dry Pond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,725 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braselton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Braselton<7>
    • Flowery Branch [Hall County]
    • Auburn [Barrow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
      • Auburn [Barrow County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Dry Pond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<7>
    • Commerce [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Commerce
      • Commerce [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Dry Pond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,328 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Commerce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Commerce<7>
    • Oakwood [Hall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakwood
      • Oakwood [Hall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Dry Pond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,305 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakwood<7>
    • Cleveland Station [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland Station
      • Cleveland Station [Clarke County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Dry Pond
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland Station have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland Station

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dry Pond ...

Looking for more information about Dry Pond? 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 Dry Pond, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dry Pond.

Adding Dry Pond to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Jackson County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dry Pond. 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 Jackson, 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 Dry Pond.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dry Pond - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<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- Dry Pond) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dry Pond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1915, Longitude: -83.5749       In this case, the coordinates for Dry Pond have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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