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Hazlehurst, Georgia
(Jeff Davis County)

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Welcome to Hazlehurst ...

The city of Hazlehurst is located in Jeff Davis County<1> and is the County Seat for Jeff Davis County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hazlehurst has a population of 4,061 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Hazlehurst is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Hazlehurst: (912)

The ZIP code for Hazlehurst: 31539<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hazlehurst had an population of 4,061 people. This is a decrease of 3.9% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hazlehurst had a population of 4,226 people (or 28.05% of the total population of Jeff Davis County). This makes Hazlehurst the county's most populous community.

The population of Hazlehurst represents 0.04% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 142nd most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Hazlehurst ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Hazlehurst: This one is located in Jeff Davis County and the other is located in Camden County.

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

Communities near Hazlehurst ...

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

  • Baxley [Appling County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baxley
    • Baxley [Appling County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Hazlehurst
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,652 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baxley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baxley<6>
  • Quinn [Jeff Davis County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinn
    • Quinn [Jeff Davis County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Hazlehurst
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,652 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Lumber City Ferry [Jeff Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumber City Ferry
    • Lumber City Ferry [Jeff Davis County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Hazlehurst
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumber City Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumber City Ferry
  • Lumber City [Telfair County]
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    • Lumber City [Telfair County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Hazlehurst
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,251 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumber City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumber City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumber City<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Phillipi [Appling County]
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      • Phillipi [Appling County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Hazlehurst
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 707 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillipi have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillipi
    • Uvalda [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uvalda
      • Uvalda [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Hazlehurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 570 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uvalda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uvalda<6>
    • Toombs Central [Toombs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toombs Central
      • Toombs Central [Toombs County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Hazlehurst
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toombs Central have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toombs Central
    • Scotland [Telfair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotland
      • Scotland [Telfair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Hazlehurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 334 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scotland<6>
    • Graham [Appling County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graham
      • Graham [Appling County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Hazlehurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
    • Denton [Jeff Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denton
      • Denton [Jeff Davis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Hazlehurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 250 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hazlehurst. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hazlehurst.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hazlehurst ...

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

Adding Hazlehurst to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hazlehurst 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 Hazlehurst was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1910.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Jeff Davis County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hazlehurst. 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 Jeff Davis, 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 Hazlehurst.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hazlehurst - 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 Hazlehurst). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hazlehurst 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hazlehurst) 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 Hazlehurst. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HazlehurstOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hazlehurst. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8668, Longitude: -82.5978    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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