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The city of Lithia Springs is located in Douglas County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Lithia Springs, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1889.

A typical abbreviation for Lithia Springs: Lithia Spgs. (or less commonly used: Lithia Spngs. or Lithia Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lithia Springs has a population of 2,331 people<3> (see below for details).

Lithia Springs is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Area Codes for Lithia Springs: (470)<5>, (678) and (770)

The ZIP code for Lithia Springs: 30122<6>

Websites for Lithia Springs ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Junior League:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lithia Springs had an population of 2,331 people. This is an increase of 21.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lithia Springs had a population of 1,924 people.

The population of Lithia Springs represents 0.02% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 1,924 people, the population of Lithia Springs decreased 12.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,187 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lithia Springs.

Communities Also Named Lithia Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Lithia Springs - they are located in North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

Communities near Lithia Springs ...

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

  • Atlanta
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • South Fulton
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton is located in Fulton County
  • Marietta
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Smyrna
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Brookhaven
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven is located in DeKalb County
  • East Point
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Kennesaw
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 <7>
  • Kennesaw Acres
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
  • Pontevedra
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pontevedra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lithia Springs ...

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

Adding Lithia Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lithia Springs 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 Lithia Springs was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Lithia Springs post office opened in 1889.

We also found Lithia Springs in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lithia Springs.

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

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The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Douglas, 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 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 Lithia Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lithia Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Lithia Springs, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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 city (such as Lithia Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lithia Springs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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