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Welcome to Harrison ...

The town of Harrison is located in Washington County<1>.

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

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

Harrison is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Harrison: (478)

The ZIP code for Harrison: 31035<4>

Websites for Harrison ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.washingtoncounty-ga.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Harrison, the following might be of interest:

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.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harrison had a population of 489 people. This makes Harrison the county's 4th most populous community.

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 Washington County and the other is located in Madison 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.

  • Tuckers Crossroad [Laurens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuckers Crossroad
    • Tuckers Crossroad [Laurens County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Harrison
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tuckers Crossroad have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuckers Crossroad
  • Sandersville [Washington County]
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    • Sandersville [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Harrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,275 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandersville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandersville<7>
  • Wrightsville [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrightsville
    • Wrightsville [Johnson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Harrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,606 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrightsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrightsville<7>
  • Tennille [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tennille
    • Tennille [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Harrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,211 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tennille
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tennille<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Midway [Laurens County]
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      • Midway [Laurens County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Harrison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Davisboro [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davisboro
      • Davisboro [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,950 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davisboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davisboro<7>
    • Wadley [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wadley
      • Wadley [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,834 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadley<7>
    • Warthen [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warthen
      • Warthen [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Harrison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warthen have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warthen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warthen<7>
    • Bartow [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bartow
      • Bartow [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bartow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bartow<7>
    • Oconee [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oconee
      • Oconee [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oconee have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oconee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oconee<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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Harrison, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Harrison.

Adding Harrison to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Harrison 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 Harrison was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1895.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Harrison on our Genealogy Page.

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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 State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Washington, 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>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 town (such as Harrison). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Harrison or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for our own planning, 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: 32.8261, Longitude: -82.7256    
<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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