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Welcome to East Point ...

The city of East Point is located in Fulton County.

A typical abbreviation for East Point: E. Point

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, East Point has a population of 35,471 people<1> (see below for details).

East Point is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<2>.

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)<3>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP code for East Point: 30344<4>

Population Details ...

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.

With a 2010 count of 33,712 people, the population of East Point decreased 14.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 39,595 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, East Point had an population of 35,471 people. This is an increase of 5.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.42% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near East Point ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from East Point and not the distance if you drove it.<5>.

Community   2016
Brookhaven   [Map]   52,444   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chamblee   [Map]   28,306   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Decatur   [Map]   22,813   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Douglasville   [Map]   33,252   W   18 miles [29 km]
Dunwoody   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Marietta   [Map]   60,941   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for East Point.

Communities Also Named East Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around East Point. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around East Point. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for East Point:

Websites for East Point ...

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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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for East Point.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) East Point. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for East Point.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Of the area codes for East Point, area code (470, 678) is an overlay. For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for East Point.

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in East Point. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- East Point) 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 East Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from East Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6797, Longitude: -84.4418     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for East Point.