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Welcome to Metter ...

The city of Metter is located in Candler County<1> and is the County Seat for Candler County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Metter has a population of 3,958 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Metter is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Metter: (912)

The ZIP code for Metter: 30439<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Metter had an population of 3,958 people. This is a decrease of 4.16% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Metter had a population of 4,130 people (or 37.55% of the total population of Candler County). This makes Metter the county's most populous community.

The population of Metter represents 0.04% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 148th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Metter ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Metter: This one is located in Candler County and the other is located in Bulloch County.

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

Communities near Metter ...

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

  • Statesboro [Bulloch County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Statesboro
    • Statesboro [Bulloch County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Metter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,204 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Statesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Statesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Statesboro<7>
  • Claxton [Evans County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claxton
    • Claxton [Evans County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Metter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,216 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claxton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Claxton<7>
  • Twin City [Emanuel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin City
    • Twin City [Emanuel County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Metter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twin City<7>
  • Hagan [Evans County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hagan
    • Hagan [Evans County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Metter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 953 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hagan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagan<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Canoe [Candler County]
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      • Canoe [Candler County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Metter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 785 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canoe have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canoe
    • Portal [Bulloch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portal
      • Portal [Bulloch County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Metter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 707 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portal have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portal<7>
    • Collins [Tattnall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collins
      • Collins [Tattnall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Metter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 568 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<7>
    • Stillmore [Emanuel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stillmore
      • Stillmore [Emanuel County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Metter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 515 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stillmore have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stillmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stillmore<7>
    • Oak Park [Emanuel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Park
      • Oak Park [Emanuel County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Metter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 465 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Park<7>
    • Cobbtown [Tattnall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobbtown
      • Cobbtown [Tattnall County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Metter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 342 people
      • Former name for Cobbtown:
      • Cobb Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobbtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cobbtown<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 Metter. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Metter.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Metter ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Candler County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Metter. 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 Candler, 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 Metter.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Metter - 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 Metter). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Metter 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- Metter) 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 Metter. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MetterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Metter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3972, Longitude: -82.0601    
<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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