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Welcome to Jesup ...

The city of Jesup is located in Wayne County<1> and is the County Seat for Wayne County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jesup has a population of 9,879 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Jesup.

Jesup is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Jesup: (912)

The ZIP codes for Jesup: 31545-31546, 31598-31599<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jesup had an population of 9,879 people. This is a decrease of 3.28% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jesup had a population of 10,214 people (or 33.93% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Jesup the county's most populous community.

The population of Jesup represents 0.11% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 75th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Jesup ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Jesup - they are located in Arkansas, Iowa and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Jesup ...

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

  • Walthourville [Liberty County]
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    • Walthourville [Liberty County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Jesup
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,065 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walthourville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walthourville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walthourville<7>
  • Donald [Long County]
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    • Donald [Long County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Jesup
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,466 people
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  • Ludowici [Long County]
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    • Ludowici [Long County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Jesup
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,352 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludowici have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludowici
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ludowici<7>
  • Screven [Wayne County]
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    • Screven [Wayne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Jesup
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Screven have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Screven<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pendarvis [Wayne County]
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      • Pendarvis [Wayne County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Jesup
      • Estimated population in 2019: 562 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pendarvis have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Odum [Wayne County]
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      • Odum [Wayne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Jesup
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 504 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odum<7>
    • Offerman [Pierce County]
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      • Offerman [Pierce County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Jesup
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 438 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Offerman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Offerman<7>
    • Gum Branch [Liberty County]
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      • Gum Branch [Liberty County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Jesup
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 269 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gum Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gum Branch
    • Madray Springs [Wayne County]
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      • Madray Springs [Wayne County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Jesup
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madray Springs
    • Grangerville [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grangerville
      • Grangerville [Wayne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Jesup
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grangerville

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jesup. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Jesup.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jesup ...

Looking for more information about Jesup? 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 Jesup, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jesup.

Adding Jesup to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jesup 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 Jesup was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1874.

We also found Jesup in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.co.wayne.ga.us/

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 Wayne, 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 Jesup.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jesup - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Jesup). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jesup or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Jesup includes: 31545, 31598 & 31599.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jesup) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Jesup. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JesupOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jesup. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6092, Longitude: -81.8830    
<6>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.
<7>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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