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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) and (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 have 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 [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton [Madison County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Harrison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
  • Patterson [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patterson
    • Patterson [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Harrison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 755 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patterson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patterson
  • Cromers [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cromers
    • Cromers [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Harrison
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cromers have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cromers
  • Dewy Rose [Elbert County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dewy Rose
    • Dewy Rose [Elbert County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Harrison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dewy Rose
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dewy Rose<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Silk Mills [Elbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silk Mills
      • Silk Mills [Elbert County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Harrison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 277 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silk Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silk Mills
    • Dooleys Ferry [Hart County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dooleys Ferry
      • Dooleys Ferry [Hart County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Harrison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 136 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dooleys Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dooleys Ferry
    • Canon [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canon
      • Canon [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Harrison
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 71 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canon<7>
    • Bowman [Elbert County]
    • Franklin Springs [Franklin County]
    • Royston [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royston
      • Royston [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Harrison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Royston<7>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Madison County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: www.madisonco.us/

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 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>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- Harrison) 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 Harrison. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HarrisonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harrison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2140, Longitude: -83.1247    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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