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Welcome to Harrison ...

Harrison is located in Madison County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harrison has a population of 442 people<2> (see below for details).

Harrison is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Harrison: (706) & (762)<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harrison had an population of 442 people. This is a decrease of 9.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harrison had a population of 489 people.

With a 2010 count of 489 people, the population of Harrison decreased 3.93% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 509 people).

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

Communities Also Named Harrison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Georgia communities named Harrison: This one is located in Madison County and the other is located in Washington County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 45 communities that are also named Harrison - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey (3), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio (6), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Harrison ...

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

  • Dalton
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton is located in Madison County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,665 people
  • Commerce
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Hartwell
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Elberton
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Royston
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
  • Lavonia
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lavonia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lavonia
    • Lavonia is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,187 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lavonia <5>
  • Nicholson
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nicholson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholson
    • Nicholson is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,909 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nicholson <5>
  • Comer
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comer
    • Comer is located in Madison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,302 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Comer <5>
  • Winterville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Franklin Springs
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harrison ...

Looking for more information about Harrison? 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 Harrison, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Harrison.

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

The official website for Madison County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Madison, 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 Harrison.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harrison - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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