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Welcome to Hesters Ferry ...

Hesters Ferry is located in Lincoln County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hesters Ferry has a population of 911 people<3> (see below for details).

Hesters Ferry is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Hesters Ferry: (706) and (762)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hesters Ferry had an population of 911 people. This is an increase of 3.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hesters Ferry had a population of 880 people (or 11.01% of the total population of Lincoln County).

With a 2010 count of 880 people, the population of Hesters Ferry increased 8.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 808 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hesters Ferry.

Communities Also Named Hesters Ferry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Hesters Ferry - they are located in Mississippi and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Hesters Ferry ...

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

  • Abbeville [Abbeville County]
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    • Abbeville [Abbeville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Hesters Ferry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,958 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<7>
  • Washington [Wilkes County]
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    • Washington [Wilkes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Hesters Ferry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,907 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<7>
  • McCormick [McCormick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCormick
    • McCormick [McCormick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Hesters Ferry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,320 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCormick<7>
  • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun Falls
    • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Hesters Ferry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,883 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun Falls<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
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      • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Hesters Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,504 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<7>
    • Edinburg [Elbert County] - Historic
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      • Edinburg [Elbert County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Hesters Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bowman Ferry [Elbert County]
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      • Bowman Ferry [Elbert County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Hesters Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 808 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowman Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman Ferry
    • Tignall [Wilkes County]
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      • Tignall [Wilkes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Hesters Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tignall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tignall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tignall<7>
    • Lowndesville [Abbeville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowndesville
      • Lowndesville [Abbeville County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Hesters Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 119 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowndesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowndesville<7>
    • Troy [Greenwood County]
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      • Troy [Greenwood County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Hesters Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 101 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<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 Hesters Ferry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hesters Ferry.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hesters Ferry ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County: www.lincolncountyga.com

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 Lincoln, 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 Hesters Ferry.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hesters Ferry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hesters Ferry) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hesters Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9426, Longitude: -82.5501       In this case, the coordinates for Hesters Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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