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Welcome to Junction City ...

The town of Junction City is located in Talbot County<1>.

The location of Junction City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Junction City has a population of 162 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Junction City is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Junction City (for example, toward Smith's Station (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Junction City: (706) & (762)<5>

The ZIP code for Junction City: 31812<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Junction City had an population of 162 people. This is a decrease of 8.47% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Junction City had a population of 177 people. This makes Junction City the county's 3rd most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Junction City.

Communities Also Named Junction City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Junction City - they are located in Arkansas, California, Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio (2), Oregon, South Dakota, Washington (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Junction City ...

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

  • Manchester (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Junction City and is located in Meriwether County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,918 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<8>
  • Buena Vista (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buena Vista
    • Buena Vista lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Junction City and is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,065 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buena Vista
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buena Vista<8>
  • Butler (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butler
    • Butler lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the east of Junction City and is located in Taylor County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,816 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler<8>
  • Lincoln Park (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Park
    • Lincoln Park lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Junction City and is located in Upson County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Park
  • Talbotton (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talbotton
    • Talbotton lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Junction City and is located in Talbot County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talbotton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talbotton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talbotton<8>
  • Waverly Hall (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly Hall
    • Waverly Hall lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Junction City and is located in Harris County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 821 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly Hall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly Hall<8>
  • Shiloh (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiloh
    • Shiloh lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Junction City and is located in Harris County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 495 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiloh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shiloh<8>
  • Woodland (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
    • Woodland lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Junction City and is located in Talbot County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<8>
  • Norwich (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
    • Norwich lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the south of Junction City and is located in Taylor County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 222 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
  • Geneva (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
    • Geneva lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the west of Junction City and is located in Talbot County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Junction City ...

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

Adding Junction City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Junction City 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 Junction City was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1915.

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

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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 Talbot, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Junction City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Junction City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>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 town (such as Junction City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Junction City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Junction City) 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 Junction City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Junction CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Junction City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6032, Longitude: -84.4574       In this case, the coordinates for Junction City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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