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Welcome to Hinton ...

Hinton is located in Pickens County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hinton has a population of 4,223 people<3> (see below for details).

Hinton is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hinton had an population of 4,223 people. This is an increase of 19.09% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 210.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hinton had a population of 3,546 people (which is 12.05% of the total population of Pickens County).

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

With a 2010 count of 3,546 people, the population of Hinton increased 160.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,361 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hinton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Hinton - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Missouri, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hinton ...

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

  • Rolston [Gilmer County]
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    • Rolston [Gilmer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Hinton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolston
  • Canton [Cherokee County]
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    • Canton [Cherokee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Hinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<6>
  • Northcutt [Gilmer County]
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    • Northcutt [Gilmer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Hinton
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 16,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northcutt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northcutt
  • Buff [Gordon County] - Historic
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    • Buff [Gordon County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Hinton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Corbin [Bartow County]
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      • Corbin [Bartow County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Hinton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,521 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corbin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corbin
    • Soapstick [Gordon County]
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      • Soapstick [Gordon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Hinton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soapstick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soapstick
    • Jasper [Pickens County]
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      • Jasper [Pickens County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Hinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<6>
    • Sonoraville [Gordon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sonoraville
      • Sonoraville [Gordon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Hinton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sonoraville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sonoraville
    • Ball Ground [Cherokee County]
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      • Ball Ground [Cherokee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Hinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ball Ground
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ball Ground<6>
    • Ellijay [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellijay
      • Ellijay [Gilmer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Hinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,724 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellijay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellijay<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 Hinton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hinton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hinton ...

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

Adding Hinton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Hinton on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1899.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Pickens County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pickens County: www.pickenscountyga.gov/

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 Pickens, 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 Hinton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hinton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hinton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hinton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4809, Longitude: -84.5827       In this case, the coordinates for Hinton 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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