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Welcome to Hinton ...
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.
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 ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022