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Welcome to Griffin ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Griffin has a population of 22,831 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Griffin.
Griffin is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Griffin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Griffin and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Telephone area codes for Griffin: (470)<4>, (678) and (770).
The ZIP codes for Griffin: 30223-30224<5>
Websites for Griffin ...
Official Website: www.cityofgriffin.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.griffinchamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Griffin had an population of 22,831 people. This is a decrease of 3.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.64% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Griffin had a population of 23,643 people (which is 36.9% of the total population of Spalding County). This makes Griffin the county's most populous community.
The population of Griffin represents 0.24% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 32nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 23,643 people, the population of Griffin has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 23,451 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Griffin.
Adding Griffin to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Griffin 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 Griffin was
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Griffin on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Griffin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Griffin - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Colorado, Florida (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri (2), New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, Saskatchewan, Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Griffin.
Communities near Griffin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Griffin.
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 Griffin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Griffin.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Griffin. 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 Griffin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Griffin. Our list includes 31 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Griffin.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Griffin ...
Looking for more information about Griffin? 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 Griffin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Griffin.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Griffin: www.cityofgriffin.com/
The official website for Spalding County: www.spaldingcounty.com/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Oct 2021