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Welcome to Hawkinsville ...

The city of Hawkinsville is located in Pulaski County<1> and is the County Seat for Pulaski County.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Hawkinsville, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1834.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hawkinsville has a population of 5,319 people<2> (see below for details).

Hawkinsville is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Hawkinsville: (478)

The ZIP code for Hawkinsville: 31036<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hawkinsville had an population of 5,319 people. This is an increase of 15.91% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hawkinsville had a population of 4,589 people (or 38.21% of the total population of Pulaski County). This makes Hawkinsville the county's most populous community.

The population of Hawkinsville represents 0.05% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 129th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Hawkinsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Hawkinsville - they are located in Alabama (2), California, New York, Tennessee and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Hawkinsville ...

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

  • Perry
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    • Perry lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Hawkinsville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,845 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perry<6>
  • Eastman
  • Cochran
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    • Cochran lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Hawkinsville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,018 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cochran
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cochran<6>
  • Unadilla
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    • Unadilla lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Hawkinsville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,492 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unadilla have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unadilla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Unadilla<6>
  • Royal
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    • Royal lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Hawkinsville.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,571 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royal have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royal
  • Woodard Estates
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    • Woodard Estates lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Hawkinsville.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,352 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodard Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodard Estates
  • Pineview
  • Pinehurst
  • Empire
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    • Empire lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Hawkinsville.
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  • Clinchfield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hawkinsville ...

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

Adding Hawkinsville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Hawkinsville was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1834.

We also found Hawkinsville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hawkinsville.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Pulaski, 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 Hawkinsville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hawkinsville - 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 city (such as Hawkinsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hawkinsville 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hawkinsville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hawkinsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HawkinsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hawkinsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2839, Longitude: -83.4726    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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