A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Durham ...
The location of Durham has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Durham refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Durhamite<3>
From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Durham had a population of 1,257 people.<4> (see below for details).
Durham is 1,820 feet [555 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Durham lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Durham (for example, toward Stevenson (AL)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Telephone area codes for Durham: (706) & (762)<6>
Websites for Durham ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.walkercochamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Durham, the following might be of interest:
Adding Durham to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Durham in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Durham elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Durham on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Durham ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Durham - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas (3), Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Durham.
Communities near Durham ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Durham.
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 Durham. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Durham.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Durham. 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 Durham.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Durham. See our Newspapers Page for Durham.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Durham ...
Looking for more information about Durham? 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 Durham, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Durham.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Durham. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Walker County: www.co.walker.ga.us/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2021