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The city of Mount Zion is located in Carroll County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Mount Zion, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1878.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Zion: Mt. Zion

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Zion has a population of 1,815 people<2> (see below for details).

Mount Zion is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Area Codes for Mount Zion: (470)<4>, (678) and (770)

The ZIP code for Mount Zion: 30150<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Zion had an population of 1,815 people. This is an increase of 7.02% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Zion had a population of 1,696 people. This makes Mount Zion the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Mount Zion represents 0.02% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 241st most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Zion.

Communities Also Named Mount Zion ...

While we believe that this Mount Zion is located in Carroll County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Mount Zion. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hancock and Stewart County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 69 communities that are also named Mount Zion - they are located in Alabama (6), Arkansas (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (4), Louisiana (4), Maryland (4), Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), North Carolina (4), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (4), Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (9), Texas, Virginia (3), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Mount Zion ...

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

  • Carrollton
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Villa Rica
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Bremen
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
  • Temple
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Hart Town
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hart Town have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hart Town
    • Hart Town is located in Carroll County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,437 people
  • Tyus
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyus have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyus
    • Tyus is located in Carroll County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,525 people
  • Tallapoosa
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Bowdon
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Buchanan
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Fairlawn Estates
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairlawn Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairlawn Estates
    • Fairlawn Estates is located in Carroll County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 736 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Zion ...

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

Adding Mount Zion to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mount Zion in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Mount Zion was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Mount Zion post office opened in 1878.

We also found Mount Zion on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mount Zion.

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

The official website for Carroll County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Carroll, 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 Mount Zion.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Zion - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Mount Zion, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>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 Mount Zion). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Zion or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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