RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Montezuma, Georgia
(Macon County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other GA
Communities

















Welcome to Montezuma ...

The city of Montezuma is located in Macon County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Montezuma has a population of 2,985 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Montezuma is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Montezuma is located in the (478) area code.

The ZIP code for Montezuma: 31063<4>

Websites for Montezuma ...

Official Website: www.montezuma-ga.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Montezuma had an population of 2,985 people. This is a decrease of 13.73% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 27.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Montezuma had a population of 3,460 people (or 23.47% of the total population of Macon County). This makes Montezuma the county's most populous community.

The population of Montezuma represents 0.04% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 166th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,460 people, the population of Montezuma decreased 16.3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,134 people).

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

Communities Also Named Montezuma ...

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

Beyond Georgia, there are 24 communities that are also named Montezuma - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (2), Colorado, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Nevada (2), New Mexico (3), New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Montezuma ...

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

  • Americus [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Americus
    • Americus [Sumter County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Montezuma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,987 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Americus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Americus<6>
  • Fort Valley [Peach County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Valley
    • Fort Valley [Peach County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Montezuma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,981 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Valley<6>
  • Washington Square [Peach County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington Square
    • Washington Square [Peach County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Montezuma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,963 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington Square have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington Square
  • Unadilla [Dooly County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unadilla
    • Unadilla [Dooly County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Montezuma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,492 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unadilla have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unadilla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Unadilla<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ellaville [Schley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellaville
      • Ellaville [Schley County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Montezuma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,834 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellaville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellaville<6>
    • Marshallville [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshallville
      • Marshallville [Macon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Montezuma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,196 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshallville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshallville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marshallville<6>
    • Reynolds [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reynolds
      • Reynolds [Taylor County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Montezuma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 953 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reynolds have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reynolds
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reynolds<6>
    • Byromville [Dooly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byromville
      • Byromville [Dooly County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Montezuma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 490 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byromville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byromville<6>
    • Ideal [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ideal
      • Ideal [Macon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Montezuma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ideal have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ideal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ideal<6>
    • Pinehurst [Dooly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinehurst
      • Pinehurst [Dooly County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Montezuma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 350 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinehurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinehurst<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Montezuma. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Montezuma.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montezuma ...

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

Adding Montezuma to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Montezuma 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 Montezuma was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1855.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Macon County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Montezuma: www.montezuma-ga.org/

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 Macon, 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 Montezuma.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montezuma - 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 Montezuma). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Montezuma 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Montezuma) 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 Montezuma. 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 MontezumaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montezuma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3067, Longitude: -84.0268    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2022