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Welcome to Locust Grove ...

The city of Locust Grove is located in Henry County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Locust Grove: Locust Grv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Locust Grove has a population of 8,264 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Locust Grove is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Locust Grove: (470)<5>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP code for Locust Grove: 30248<6>

Websites for Locust Grove ...

Official Website:   www.locustgroveonline.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.henrycounty.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Locust Grove had an population of 8,264 people. This is an increase of 52.98% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Locust Grove had a population of 5,402 people. This makes Locust Grove the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Locust Grove represents 0.06% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 115th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Locust Grove.

Communities Also Named Locust Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Locust Grove - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Maryland (6), Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (6), Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia (5).

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

Communities near Locust Grove ...

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

  • Stockbridge [Henry County]
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    • Stockbridge [Henry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,125 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockbridge<8>
  • Stockbridge North [Henry County]
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    • Stockbridge North [Henry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Locust Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,904 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge North have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge North
  • McDonough [Henry County]
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    • McDonough [Henry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the north of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,582 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McDonough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonough
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McDonough<8>
  • Griffin [Spalding County]
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    • Griffin [Spalding County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Griffin<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hampton [Henry County]
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      • Hampton [Henry County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the west of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,184 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampton<8>
    • Lovejoy [Clayton County]
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      • Lovejoy [Clayton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,512 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovejoy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovejoy<8>
    • Whitehouse [Henry County]
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      • Whitehouse [Henry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,792 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehouse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehouse
    • Jackson [Butts County]
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      • Jackson [Butts County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,332 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<8>
    • Jonesboro [Clayton County]
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      • Jonesboro [Clayton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northwest of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,134 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesboro<8>
    • Oakwood Manor [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakwood Manor
      • Oakwood Manor [Henry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Locust Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakwood Manor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood Manor

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Locust Grove ...

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

Adding Locust Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Locust Grove 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 Locust Grove was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1839.

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Locust Grove: www.locustgroveonline.com/

The official website for Henry County: www.co.henry.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 Henry, 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 Locust Grove.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Locust Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Locust Grove, 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 Locust Grove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Locust Grove 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Locust Grove) 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 Locust Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Locust GroveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Locust Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3446, Longitude: -84.1075       In this case, the coordinates for Locust Grove 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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