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Welcome to Magruder ...

Magruder is located in Burke County<1>.

Magruder is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Magruder is within the boundaries of the (478) area code.

Communities Also Named Magruder ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Magruder - they are located in North Carolina, Oklahoma and Virginia.

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

Communities near Magruder ...

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

  • Drone [Burke County]
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    • Drone [Burke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Magruder
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 14,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drone have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drone
  • Thomas Station [Burke County]
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    • Thomas Station [Burke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Magruder
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas Station have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas Station
  • Waynesboro [Burke County]
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    • Waynesboro [Burke County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Magruder
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro<5>
  • Millen [Jenkins County]
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    • Millen [Jenkins County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Magruder
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,762 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millen<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Thrift [Jenkins County]
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      • Thrift [Jenkins County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Magruder
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,623 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thrift have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thrift
    • Louisville [Jefferson County]
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      • Louisville [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Magruder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,189 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<5>
    • Wadley [Jefferson County]
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      • Wadley [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Magruder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,834 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadley<5>
    • Stapletons Crossroads [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stapletons Crossroads
      • Stapletons Crossroads [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Magruder
      • Estimated population in 2019: 393 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stapletons Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stapletons Crossroads
    • Midville [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midville
      • Midville [Burke County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Magruder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midville<5>
    • Bartow [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bartow
      • Bartow [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Magruder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bartow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bartow<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Magruder ...

Looking for more information about Magruder? 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 Magruder, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Magruder.

Adding Magruder to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Magruder 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 Magruder was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1953.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Burke County: www.burkecounty-ga.gov/

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 Burke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Magruder - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Magruder) 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 Magruder. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MagruderOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Magruder. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9203, Longitude: -82.2415    
<4>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.
<5>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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