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Welcome to Edison ...

The city of Edison is located in Calhoun County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Edison has a population of 1,451 people<1> (see below for details).

Edison is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The area code for Edison: (229)

The ZIP code for Edison: 39846<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Edison had a population of 1,531 people (which is 22.87% of the total population of Calhoun County). This makes Edison the county's most populous community.

The population of Edison represents 0.02% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 250th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,531 people, the population of Edison increased 14.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,340 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Edison had an population of 1,451 people. This is a decrease of 5.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.28% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Edison.

Communities near Edison ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Edison and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2016
Arlington   [Map]   1,380   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Blakely   [Map]   4,702   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bluffton   [Map]   99   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Coleman   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cuthbert   [Map]   3,664   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Damascus   [Map]   236   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Edison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Edison - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey (2), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington (2), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

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 Edison. 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 Edison. 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 Edison.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edison ...

Looking for more information about Edison? 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 Edison, 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 Edison.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning 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) Edison. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Calhoun County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Edison.

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

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<3>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 Edison). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Edison or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Edison. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Edison) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Edison. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Edison

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edison. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5583, Longitude: -84.7383     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Edison.