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Welcome to Mershon ...

Mershon is located in Pierce County<1>.

Mershon is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Mershon: (912)

The ZIP code for Mershon: 31551<3>

Communities Also Named Mershon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Mershon - it's located in Michigan.

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

Communities near Mershon ...

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

  • Waycross [Ware County]
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    • Waycross [Ware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Mershon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,466 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waycross
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waycross<5>
  • Waltertown [Ware County]
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    • Waltertown [Ware County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Mershon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,115 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waltertown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Waltertown has also been known as:
    • Watertown
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  • Blackshear [Pierce County]
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    • Blackshear [Pierce County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Mershon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,523 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackshear
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackshear<5>
  • Alma [Bacon County]
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    • Alma [Bacon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Mershon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,336 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Guysie [Bacon County]
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      • Guysie [Bacon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Mershon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guysie have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guysie
    • Screven [Wayne County]
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      • Screven [Wayne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Mershon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Screven have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Screven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Screven<5>
    • Patterson [Pierce County]
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      • Patterson [Pierce County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Mershon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 758 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patterson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patterson<5>
    • Odum [Wayne County]
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      • Odum [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Mershon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 504 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odum<5>
    • Offerman [Pierce County]
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      • Offerman [Pierce County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Mershon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 438 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Offerman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Offerman<5>
    • Surrency [Appling County]
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      • Surrency [Appling County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Mershon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 201 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surrency have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surrency
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surrency<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 Mershon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mershon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mershon ...

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

Adding Mershon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mershon 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 Mershon was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mershon. 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 Pierce, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mershon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Mershon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mershon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mershon) 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 Mershon. 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 MershonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mershon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4641, Longitude: -82.2572    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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