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Welcome to Jakin ...

The city of Jakin is located in Early County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Jakin has a population of 147 people<1> (see below for details).

Jakin is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: While Jakin is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the west is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Jakin is within the (229) area code.

The ZIP code for Jakin: 31761<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jakin had a population of 155 people. This makes Jakin the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 155 people, the population of Jakin decreased 1.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 157 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Jakin had an population of 147 people. This is a decrease of 5.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.37% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Jakin ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashford (AL)   [Map]   2,144   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Avon (AL)   [Map]   514   W   18 miles [29 km]
Columbia (AL)   [Map]   730   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cottonwood (AL)   [Map]   1,256   W   18 miles [29 km]
Gordon (AL)   [Map]   326   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Greenwood (FL)   [Map]   663   SW   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Jakin.

Communities Also Named Jakin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Jakin - it's located in Texas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Jakin. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jakin. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jakin.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Jakin:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jakin ...

Looking for more information about Jakin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Jakin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Jakin.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Jakin. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jakin.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jakin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Jakin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jakin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Jakin. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jakin) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Jakin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jakin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jakin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0900, Longitude: -84.9823     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jakin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Jakin.



 
 
 

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