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Welcome to Molena ...

The city of Molena is located in Pike County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Molena has a population of 397 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Molena is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Molena (for example, toward Lanett (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Molena: (470)<5>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP code for Molena: 30258<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Molena had an population of 397 people. This is an increase of 7.88% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Molena had a population of 368 people. This makes Molena the county's 3rd most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Molena ...

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

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

Communities near Molena ...

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

  • Thomaston [Upson County]
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    • Thomaston [Upson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Molena
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,770 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomaston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomaston<8>
  • Manchester [Meriwether County]
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    • Manchester [Meriwether County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Molena
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,918 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<8>
  • Lincoln Park [Upson County]
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    • Lincoln Park [Upson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Molena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Zebulon [Pike County]
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    • Zebulon [Pike County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Molena
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,223 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zebulon<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woodbury [Meriwether County]
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      • Woodbury [Meriwether County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the west of Molena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 898 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodbury<8>
    • Greenville [Meriwether County]
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      • Greenville [Meriwether County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Molena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<8>
    • Luthersville [Meriwether County]
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      • Luthersville [Meriwether County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Molena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 831 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luthersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luthersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luthersville<8>
    • Milner [Lamar County]
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      • Milner [Lamar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of Molena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milner<8>
    • Brooks [Fayette County]
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      • Brooks [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Molena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brooks<8>
    • Williamson [Pike County]
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      • Williamson [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Molena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 521 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamson<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Molena ...

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

Adding Molena to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Pike County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pike County: www.co.pike.ga.us/

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 Pike, 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 Molena.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Molena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Molena, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>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 Molena). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Molena or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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- Molena) 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 Molena. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MolenaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Molena. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0119, Longitude: -84.5001       In this case, the coordinates for Molena have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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