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Welcome to Lyons ...

The city of Lyons is located in Toombs County<1> and is the County Seat for Toombs County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lyons has a population of 4,234 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Lyons is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lyons lies within the (912) area code.

The ZIP code for Lyons: 30436<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lyons had an population of 4,234 people. This is a decrease of 3.05% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lyons had a population of 4,367 people (which is 16.04% of the total population of Toombs County). This makes Lyons the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Lyons represents 0.05% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.

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

Adding Lyons to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lyons 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 Lyons was

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

Communities Also Named Lyons ...

While we believe that this Lyons is located in Toombs County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Lyons. Those communities are located in the following counties: Montgomery and Tattnall County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 36 communities that are also named Lyons - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Lyons ...

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

  • Vidalia [Toombs County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vidalia
    • Vidalia [Toombs County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Lyons
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,452 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vidalia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vidalia<6>
  • Ochwalkee [Wheeler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ochwalkee
    • Ochwalkee [Wheeler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Lyons
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,732 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ochwalkee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ochwalkee
  • Soperton [Treutlen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soperton
    • Soperton [Treutlen County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Lyons
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,101 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soperton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soperton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soperton<6>
  • Reidsville [Tattnall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reidsville
    • Reidsville [Tattnall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Lyons
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,665 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Vernon [Montgomery County]
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      • Mount Vernon [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Lyons
      • 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<6>
    • Canoe [Candler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canoe
      • Canoe [Candler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Lyons
      • Estimated population in 2019: 785 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canoe have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canoe
    • Uvalda [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uvalda
      • Uvalda [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Lyons
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 570 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uvalda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uvalda<6>
    • Collins [Tattnall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collins
      • Collins [Tattnall County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Lyons
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 568 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<6>
    • Ailey [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ailey
      • Ailey [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Lyons
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 528 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ailey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ailey<6>
    • Stillmore [Emanuel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stillmore
      • Stillmore [Emanuel County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Lyons
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 515 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stillmore have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stillmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stillmore<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lyons ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Toombs County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lyons. 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 Toombs, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lyons.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lyons - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Lyons). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lyons or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Lyons) 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 Lyons. 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 LyonsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lyons. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2029, Longitude: -82.3217    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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