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Welcome to Hentown ...

Hentown is located in Early County<1>.


The location of Hentown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hentown has a population of 3,944 people<3> (see below for details).

Hentown is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Hentown (for example, toward Columbia (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Hentown: (229)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hentown had an population of 3,944 people. This is a decrease of 1.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hentown had a population of 4,011 people (or 36.44% of the total population of Early County).

The population of Hentown represents 0.04% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 4,011 people, the population of Hentown increased 3.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,880 people).

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

Communities near Hentown ...

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

  • Douglass Crossroads
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Douglass Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglass Crossroads
    • Douglass Crossroads is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,992 people
  • Douglasville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglasville
    • Douglasville is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,695 people
  • Cedar Springs
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Blakely
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Springfield
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
    • Springfield is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,084 people
  • Donalsonville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • Colquitt
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Arlington
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Columbia
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • Gordon
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon
    • Gordon is located in Houston County (AL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 328 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hentown ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hentown. 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 Early, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hentown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hentown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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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