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Welcome to Jacksonville ...
When the people of Jacksonville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Jacksonvillian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Jacksonville has a population of 5,239 people<3> (see below for details).
Jacksonville is 1,940 feet [591 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Jacksonville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Jacksonville: (706) and (762)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jacksonville had an population of 5,239 people. This is an increase of 3.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.17% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Jacksonville had a population of 5,045 people (which is 48.18% of the total population of Towns County).
The population of Jacksonville represents 0.05% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).
With a 2010 count of 5,045 people, the population of Jacksonville increased 28.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,934 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Jacksonville.
Communities Also Named Jacksonville ...
While we believe that this Jacksonville is located in Towns County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Jacksonville. Those communities are located in the following counties: Greene and Telfair County.
Beyond Georgia, there are 55 communities that are also named Jacksonville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (3), Kansas (4), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (2), Mississippi, Missouri (4), Nevada, New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oregon, Pennsylvania (6), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Jacksonville.
Communities near Jacksonville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Jacksonville.
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 Jacksonville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jacksonville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jacksonville. 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 Jacksonville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jacksonville. See our Newspapers Page for Jacksonville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jacksonville ...
Looking for more information about Jacksonville? 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 Jacksonville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Jacksonville.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022