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Welcome to Grovetown ...

The city of Grovetown is located in Columbia County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grovetown has a population of 15,197 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Grovetown is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Grovetown: (706) and (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Grovetown: 30813<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grovetown had an population of 15,197 people. This is an increase of 35.49% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grovetown had a population of 11,216 people (which is 9.04% of the total population of Columbia County). This makes Grovetown the county's most populous community.

The population of Grovetown represents 0.12% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.

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

Communities near Grovetown ...

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

  • Augusta
  • De Bruce
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    • De Bruce lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Grovetown.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,696 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • North Augusta
  • Snead
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    • Snead lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Grovetown.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,077 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snead have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Richmond Hills
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    • Richmond Hills lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Grovetown.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,839 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Fairvale
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    • Fairvale lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Grovetown.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,769 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairvale have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Thomson
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    • Thomson lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Grovetown.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,463 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomson have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomson<7>
  • Hephzibah
  • Harlem
  • Bonair
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    • Bonair lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Grovetown.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,135 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonair have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Grovetown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grovetown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grovetown ...

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

Adding Grovetown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Grovetown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Grovetown was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Grovetown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Grovetown.

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

The official website for Columbia County: www.columbiacountyga.gov/

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 Columbia, 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 Grovetown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grovetown - 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 Grovetown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grovetown 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- Grovetown) 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 Grovetown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GrovetownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grovetown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4507, Longitude: -82.1989    
<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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