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Welcome to Higgston ...

The town of Higgston is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Higgston has a population of 311 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Higgston is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Higgston: (912)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Higgston had an population of 311 people. This is a decrease of 3.72% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Higgston had a population of 323 people. This makes Higgston the county's 4th most populous community.

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

Adding Higgston to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Higgston 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 Higgston was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near Higgston ...

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

  • Lyons [Toombs County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
    • Lyons [Toombs County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Higgston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,245 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyons<6>
  • Ochwalkee [Wheeler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ochwalkee
    • Ochwalkee [Wheeler County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Higgston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,732 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ochwalkee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ochwalkee
  • Alamo [Wheeler County]
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    • Alamo [Wheeler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Higgston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,301 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamo<6>
  • Soperton [Treutlen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soperton
    • Soperton [Treutlen County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Higgston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,101 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soperton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soperton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soperton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Vernon [Montgomery County]
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      • Mount Vernon [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Higgston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,353 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<6>
    • Glenwood [Wheeler County]
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      • Glenwood [Wheeler County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Higgston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 644 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood<6>
    • Uvalda [Montgomery County]
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      • Uvalda [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Higgston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 570 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uvalda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uvalda<6>
    • Ailey [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ailey
      • Ailey [Montgomery County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Higgston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 528 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ailey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ailey<6>
    • Toombs Central [Toombs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toombs Central
      • Toombs Central [Toombs County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Higgston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toombs Central have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toombs Central
    • Oak Park [Emanuel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Park
      • Oak Park [Emanuel County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Higgston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 465 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Park<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 Higgston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Higgston.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Higgston ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Montgomery County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Higgston. 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 Montgomery, 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 Higgston.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Higgston - 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 from Point A (ie- Higgston) 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 Higgston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HiggstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Higgston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2164, Longitude: -82.4670       In this case, the coordinates for Higgston 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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