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(Dawson County)

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Welcome to Lumpkin ...

Lumpkin is located in Dawson County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lumpkin has a population of 1,266 people<3> (see below for details).

Lumpkin is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Lumpkin: (706) & (762)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lumpkin had an population of 1,266 people. This is a decrease of 53.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lumpkin had a population of 2,741 people (or 12.27% of the total population of Dawson County).

The population of Lumpkin represents 0.03% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 2,741 people, the population of Lumpkin increased 100.22% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,369 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lumpkin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Lumpkin: This one is located in Dawson County and the other is located in Stewart County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 3 communities that are also named Lumpkin - they are located in Alabama and California.

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

Communities near Lumpkin ...

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

  • Gainesville [Hall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville
    • Gainesville [Hall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Lumpkin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gainesville<7>
  • Gainesville Mills [Hall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville Mills
    • Gainesville Mills [Hall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Lumpkin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,232 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gainesville Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville Mills
  • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County]
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    • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Lumpkin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,132 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar Hill<7>
  • Buford [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buford
    • Buford [Gwinnett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Lumpkin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,750 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buford<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Willow [Lumpkin County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow
      • Willow [Lumpkin County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Lumpkin
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 15,138 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Gaines Ferry [Hall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaines Ferry
      • Gaines Ferry [Hall County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Lumpkin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaines Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaines Ferry
    • Flowery Branch [Hall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowery Branch
      • Flowery Branch [Hall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Lumpkin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,778 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowery Branch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowery Branch<7>
    • Dahlonega [Lumpkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dahlonega
      • Dahlonega [Lumpkin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Lumpkin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,329 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dahlonega
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dahlonega<7>
    • Cumming [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumming
      • Cumming [Forsyth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Lumpkin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,639 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumming
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumming<7>
    • Oakwood [Hall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakwood
      • Oakwood [Hall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Lumpkin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,305 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakwood<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 Lumpkin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lumpkin.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lumpkin ...

Looking for more information about Lumpkin? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lumpkin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lumpkin.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Dawson County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dawson County: www.dawsoncounty.org/

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 Dawson, 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 Lumpkin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lumpkin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lumpkin) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lumpkin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3673, Longitude: -84.0407       In this case, the coordinates for Lumpkin 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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