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Welcome to Lumber City ...

The city of Lumber City is located in Telfair County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lumber City has a population of 1,252 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Lumber City is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Lumber City is located in the (912) area code.

The ZIP code for Lumber City: 31549<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lumber City had an population of 1,252 people. This is a decrease of 5.72% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lumber City had a population of 1,328 people (which is 8.05% of the total population of Telfair County). This makes Lumber City the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Lumber City represents 0.01% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 264th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Lumber City ...

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

Communities near Lumber City ...

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

  • McRae - Helena [Telfair County]
  • Hazlehurst [Jeff Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazlehurst
    • Hazlehurst [Jeff Davis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Lumber City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,080 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazlehurst
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazlehurst<7>
  • Ochwalkee [Wheeler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ochwalkee
    • Ochwalkee [Wheeler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Lumber City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,732 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ochwalkee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ochwalkee
  • Quinn [Jeff Davis County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinn
    • Quinn [Jeff Davis County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Lumber City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,652 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alamo [Wheeler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alamo
      • Alamo [Wheeler County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Lumber City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,301 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamo<7>
    • Tallahassee [Jeff Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallahassee
      • Tallahassee [Jeff Davis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Lumber City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,185 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tallahassee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallahassee
    • Mount Vernon [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
      • Mount Vernon [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Lumber City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,353 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<7>
    • Glenwood [Wheeler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
      • Glenwood [Wheeler County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Lumber City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 644 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood<7>
    • Uvalda [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uvalda
      • Uvalda [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Lumber City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 570 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uvalda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uvalda<7>
    • Ailey [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ailey
      • Ailey [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Lumber City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 528 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ailey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ailey<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lumber City ...

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

Adding Lumber City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lumber 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 Lumber City was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1855.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Georgia

About Telfair County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Telfair, 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 Lumber City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lumber City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Lumber City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lumber City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Lumber 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 Lumber City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lumber CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lumber City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9330, Longitude: -82.6828       In this case, the coordinates for Lumber City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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