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Welcome to Elberton ...

The city of Elberton is located in Elbert County<1> and is the County Seat for Elbert County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Elberton has a population of 4,344 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Elberton is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Elberton: (706) & (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Elberton: 30635<5>

Websites for Elberton ...

Official Website: www.cityofelberton.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elberton had an population of 4,344 people. This is a decrease of 6.64% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elberton had a population of 4,653 people (which is 23.07% of the total population of Elbert County). This makes Elberton the county's most populous community.

The population of Elberton represents 0.05% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 127th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Elberton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Elberton - they are located in Iowa and Washington.

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

Communities near Elberton ...

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

  • Dalton [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton [Madison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Elberton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
  • Hartwell [Hart County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartwell
    • Hartwell [Hart County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Elberton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,446 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartwell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartwell<7>
  • Madison Springs [Madison County]
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    • Madison Springs [Madison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Elberton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,210 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Madison Springs:
    • Alexanderville
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  • Royston [Franklin County]
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    • Royston [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Elberton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Royston<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County]
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      • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Elberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,883 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun Falls<7>
    • Edinburg [Elbert County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edinburg
      • Edinburg [Elbert County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Elberton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Iva [Anderson County]
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      • Iva [Anderson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Elberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,341 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iva
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iva<7>
    • Comer [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comer
      • Comer [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Elberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,302 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Comer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Comer<7>
    • Franklin Springs [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin Springs
      • Franklin Springs [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Elberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,187 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin Springs<7>
    • Bowman [Elbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowman
      • Bowman [Elbert County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Elberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 812 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowman<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 Elberton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elberton.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elberton. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Elberton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elberton ...

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

Adding Elberton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Elberton 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 Elberton was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1822.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Elberton: www.cityofelberton.net/

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 Elbert, 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 Elberton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elberton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<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 Elberton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Elberton 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elberton) 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 Elberton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ElbertonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elberton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1110, Longitude: -82.8676    
<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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