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Welcome to Matthews ...

Matthews is located in Jefferson County<1>.

Matthews is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Matthews: (706) & (762)<3>

The ZIP code for Matthews: 30818<4>

Communities Also Named Matthews ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Matthews - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi (3), Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Matthews ...

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

  • De Bruce [Richmond County]
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    • De Bruce [Richmond County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Matthews
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,696 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Bruce
  • Grovetown [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grovetown
    • Grovetown [Columbia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Matthews
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grovetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grovetown<7>
  • Drone [Burke County]
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    • Drone [Burke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Matthews
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 14,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drone have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drone
  • Waynesboro [Burke County]
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    • Waynesboro [Burke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Matthews
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hephzibah [Richmond County]
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      • Hephzibah [Richmond County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Matthews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,936 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hephzibah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hephzibah<7>
    • Harlem [Columbia County]
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      • Harlem [Columbia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Matthews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,547 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harlem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harlem<7>
    • Louisville [Jefferson County]
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      • Louisville [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Matthews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,189 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<7>
    • Wrens Station [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrens Station
      • Wrens Station [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Matthews
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,939 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrens Station
    • Wrens [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrens
      • Wrens [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Matthews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,924 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrens<7>
    • Megahee [McDuffie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Megahee
      • Megahee [McDuffie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Matthews
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,031 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Megahee have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Megahee

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Matthews ...

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

Adding Matthews to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Matthews 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 Matthews was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1895.

We also found Matthews on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1953.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Matthews. 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 Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Matthews - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<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 community (such as Matthews). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Matthews 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Matthews) 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 Matthews. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MatthewsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Matthews. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2108, Longitude: -82.3086    
<6>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.
<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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