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Welcome to Megahee ...

Megahee is located in McDuffie County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Megahee has a population of 1,031 people<3> (see below for details).

Megahee is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Megahee: (706) and (762)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Megahee had an population of 1,031 people. This is a decrease of 0.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Megahee had a population of 1,035 people.

The population of Megahee represents 0.01% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 1,035 people, the population of Megahee decreased 5.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,090 people).

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

Communities near Megahee ...

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

  • Columbia Mine [McDuffie County] - Historic
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    • Columbia Mine [McDuffie County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Megahee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 195,769 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia Mine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Grovetown [Columbia County]
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    • Grovetown [Columbia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Megahee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grovetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grovetown<7>
  • Thomson [McDuffie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomson
    • Thomson [McDuffie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Megahee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,463 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomson<7>
  • Hephzibah [Richmond County]
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    • Hephzibah [Richmond County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Megahee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,936 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hephzibah<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Harlem [Columbia County]
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      • Harlem [Columbia County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Megahee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,547 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harlem<7>
    • Wrens Station [Jefferson County]
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      • Wrens Station [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Megahee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,939 people
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    • Wrens [Jefferson County]
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      • Wrens [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Megahee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,924 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrens<7>
    • Warrenton [Warren County]
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      • Warrenton [Warren County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Megahee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,707 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warrenton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrenton<7>
    • Hamilton Crossroads [McDuffie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton Crossroads
      • Hamilton Crossroads [McDuffie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Megahee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,117 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamilton Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton Crossroads
    • Blythe [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blythe
      • Blythe [Richmond County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Megahee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 700 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blythe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blythe<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 Megahee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Megahee.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Megahee ...

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

Adding Megahee to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Megahee in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Megahee was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1899.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Megahee. 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 McDuffie, 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 Megahee.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Megahee - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Megahee) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Megahee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3846, Longitude: -82.4032       In this case, the coordinates for Megahee 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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