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Welcome to Hiram ...

The city of Hiram is located in Paulding County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Hiram, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1881.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hiram has a population of 4,135 people<2> (see below for details).

Hiram is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Area Codes for Hiram: (470)<4>, (678) & (770)

The ZIP code for Hiram: 30141<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hiram had an population of 4,135 people. This is an increase of 16.61% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hiram had a population of 3,546 people. This makes Hiram the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Hiram represents 0.04% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 163rd most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Hiram ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 12 communities that are also named Hiram - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hiram ...

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

  • South Fulton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton is located in Fulton County
  • Marietta
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Smyrna
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Kennesaw
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw
    • Kennesaw is located in Cobb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,712 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennesaw <6>
  • Kennesaw Acres
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw Acres
    • Kennesaw Acres is located in Cobb County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,077 people
  • Douglasville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • Pontevedra
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pontevedra have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontevedra
    • Pontevedra is located in Fulton County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,694 people
  • Acworth
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Cartersville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Villa Rica
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)

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 Hiram. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hiram.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hiram ...

Looking for more information about Hiram? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hiram, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hiram.

Adding Hiram to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hiram in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Hiram was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Hiram post office opened in 1881.

We also found Hiram on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hiram.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Paulding, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hiram.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hiram - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Hiram, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Hiram). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hiram or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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