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Welcome to East Point ...

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

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).

We don't have a date for the establishment of East Point.

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).

Telephone area codes for East Point: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP code for East Point: 30344<5>

Websites for East Point ...

Official Website: www.eastpointcity.org/

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 total 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 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.

Communities near East Point ...

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

  • South Fulton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton [Fulton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of East Point
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
  • Marietta [Cobb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
    • Marietta [Cobb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of East Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,786 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta<7>
  • Smyrna [Cobb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smyrna
    • Smyrna [Cobb County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of East Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,443 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<7>
  • Brookhaven [DeKalb County]
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    • Brookhaven [DeKalb County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of East Point
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stonecrest [DeKalb County]
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      • Stonecrest [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of East Point
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    • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County]
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      • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of East Point
      • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunwoody West
    • Tucker [DeKalb County]
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      • Tucker [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of East Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucker<7>
    • Douglasville [Douglas County]
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      • Douglasville [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of East Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,036 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglasville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglasville<7>
    • Chamblee [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamblee
      • Chamblee [DeKalb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of East Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,842 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamblee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chamblee<7>
    • Stockbridge [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockbridge
      • Stockbridge [Henry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of East Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,125 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockbridge<7>

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.

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for East Point: www.eastpointcity.org/

The official website for Fulton County: www.co.fulton.ga.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 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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 PointOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6797, Longitude: -84.4418    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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