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Welcome to Fortville ...

Fortville is located in Jones County<1>.

Fortville is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Fortville: (478)

Adding Fortville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fortville 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 Fortville was

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

Communities Also Named Fortville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Fortville - it's located in Indiana.

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

Communities near Fortville ...

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

  • Milledgeville [Baldwin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milledgeville
    • Milledgeville [Baldwin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Fortville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,508 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milledgeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milledgeville<4>
  • Belvedere Manor [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belvedere Manor
    • Belvedere Manor [Jones County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Fortville
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 15,152 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belvedere Manor have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvedere Manor
  • Eatonton [Putnam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eatonton
    • Eatonton [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Fortville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,840 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eatonton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eatonton<4>
  • Jones Acres [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Acres
    • Jones Acres [Jones County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Fortville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,962 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Acres
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gray [Jones County]
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      • Gray [Jones County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Fortville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gray<4>
    • Dedrich [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dedrich
      • Dedrich [Wilkinson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Fortville
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,146 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dedrich have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dedrich
    • The Colony [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The Colony
      • The Colony [Baldwin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Fortville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for The Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on The Colony
    • Gordon [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon
      • Gordon [Wilkinson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Fortville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,819 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gordon<4>
    • Ivey [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivey
      • Ivey [Wilkinson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Fortville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 899 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivey have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivey
    • Morton [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morton
      • Morton [Jones County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Fortville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 549 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton

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 Fortville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fortville.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fortville. See our Newspapers Page for Fortville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fortville ...

Looking for more information about Fortville? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Fortville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fortville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fortville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jones County: www.jonescounty.org

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 Jones, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fortville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fortville) 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 Fortville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FortvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fortville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0533, Longitude: -83.4576    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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