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The city of East Point is located in Fulton County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of East Point, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1855.

A typical abbreviation for East Point: E. Point

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, East Point has a population of 34,910 people<2> (see below for details).

East Point is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from East Point (for example, toward Ranburne (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

East Point is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<4>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP code for East Point: 30344<5>

Websites for East Point ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Point had an population of 34,910 people. This is an increase of 3.55% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, East Point had a population of 33,712 people. This makes East Point the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of East Point represents 0.35% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for East Point.

Communities Also Named East Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 10 communities that are also named East Point - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for East Point.

Communities near East Point ...

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

  • South Fulton
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton is located in Fulton County
  • Marietta
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Smyrna
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Brookhaven
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven is located in DeKalb County
  • Stonecrest
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonecrest
    • Stonecrest is located in DeKalb County
  • Dunwoody West
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
    • Dunwoody West is located in DeKalb County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
  • Tucker
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucker
    • Tucker is located in DeKalb County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucker <6>
  • Douglasville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Chamblee
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Stockbridge
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockbridge
    • Stockbridge is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,125 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockbridge <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 East Point. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for East Point.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around East Point. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for East Point.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Point ...

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

Adding East Point to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of East Point in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for East Point was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1855.

We also found East Point in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for East Point.

The official website for East Point:

The official website for Fulton County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Fulton, 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 East Point.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for East Point, 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 East Point). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether East Point or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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