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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 (which is 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 [Early County]
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    • Douglass Crossroads [Early County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Hentown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,992 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Douglass Crossroads
  • Douglasville [Early County]
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    • Douglasville [Early County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Hentown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,695 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglasville
  • Cedar Springs [Early County]
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    • Cedar Springs [Early County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Hentown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,997 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Springs<6>
  • Iron City [Seminole County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron City
    • Iron City [Seminole County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Hentown
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 7,446 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iron City<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Springfield [Early County]
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      • Springfield [Early County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Hentown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,084 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Springfield
    • Arlington [Calhoun County]
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      • Arlington [Calhoun County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Hentown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,326 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<6>
    • Columbia [Houston County]
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      • Columbia [Houston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Hentown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 737 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
    • Gordon [Houston County]
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      • Gordon [Houston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Hentown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 325 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Gordon
    • Rock Hill [Early County]
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      • Rock Hill [Early County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Hentown
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 248 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Hill
    • Haleburg [Henry County]
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      • Haleburg [Henry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Hentown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 100 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haleburg

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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 have 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>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- Hentown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hentown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2799, Longitude: -84.8369       In this case, the coordinates for Hentown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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