Welcome to Gillsville ...
The city of Gillsville is primarily located in Hall County<1>. A portion of Gillsville extends into Banks County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gillsville has a population of 240 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Gillsville.
Gillsville is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Gillsville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area Codes for Gillsville: (470)<4>, (678) and (770)
The ZIP code for Gillsville: 30543<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gillsville had an population of 240 people. This is an increase of 2.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.08% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gillsville had a population of 235 people. This makes Gillsville the county's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 235 people, the population of Gillsville increased 20.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 195 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gillsville.
Adding Gillsville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gillsville 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 Gillsville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gillsville on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Gillsville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gillsville.
- Gainesville [Hall County]
- Gainesville Mills [Hall County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville Mills
- Gainesville Mills [Hall County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Gillsville
- Estimated population in 2019: 43,232 people
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gainesville Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville Mills
- Dry Pond [Jackson County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Pond
- Dry Pond [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Gillsville
- Estimated population in 2019: 15,881 people
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Pond
- Braselton [Barrow County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braselton
- Braselton [Barrow County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Gillsville
- Population from the 2020 Census: 13,725 people
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Braselton
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Braselton<7>
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- Jefferson [Jackson County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
- Jefferson [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Gillsville
- Population from the 2020 Census: 12,490 people
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<7>
- Flowery Branch [Hall County]
- Commerce [Jackson County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Commerce
- Commerce [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Gillsville
- Population from the 2020 Census: 7,328 people
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Commerce
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Commerce<7>
- Cornelia [Habersham County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornelia
- Cornelia [Habersham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Gillsville
- Population from the 2020 Census: 4,799 people
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornelia
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornelia<7>
- Oakwood [Hall County]
- Blackshear Place [Hall County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackshear Place
- Blackshear Place [Hall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Gillsville
- Estimated population in 2019: 3,527 people
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackshear Place have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackshear Place
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 Gillsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gillsville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gillsville. 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 Gillsville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gillsville. See our Newspapers Page for Gillsville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gillsville ...
Looking for more information about Gillsville? 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 Gillsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gillsville.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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About Hall County
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gillsville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Hall County: www.hallcounty.org/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
|<1>||If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Hall, 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 Gillsville.|
|<3>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gillsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
|<4>||Of the area codes for Gillsville, 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 Gillsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gillsville 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- Gillsville) 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 Gillsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GillsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gillsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3077, Longitude: -83.6336 |
|<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.|