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Welcome to Nelsons Ferry ...

Nelsons Ferry is located in Cobb County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Nelsons Ferry has a population of 1,377 people<3> (see below for details).

Nelsons Ferry is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Nelsons Ferry: (470)<5>, (678) and (770).

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nelsons Ferry had an population of 1,377 people. This is an increase of 4.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 119.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nelsons Ferry had a population of 1,314 people.

The population of Nelsons Ferry represents 0.01% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 1,314 people, the population of Nelsons Ferry increased 109.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 626 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Nelsons Ferry.

Communities Also Named Nelsons Ferry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Nelsons Ferry - they are located in Arkansas, South Carolina and Tennessee (3).

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

Communities near Nelsons Ferry ...

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

  • Atlanta [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
    • Atlanta [Fulton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Nelsons Ferry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 512,550 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<7>
  • South Fulton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton [Fulton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Nelsons Ferry
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
  • Roswell [Fulton County]
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    • Roswell [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Nelsons Ferry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roswell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roswell<7>
  • Marietta [Cobb County]
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    • Marietta [Cobb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Nelsons Ferry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,786 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Smyrna [Cobb County]
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      • Smyrna [Cobb County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Nelsons Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,443 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<7>
    • Brookhaven [DeKalb County]
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      • Brookhaven [DeKalb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Nelsons Ferry
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    • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County]
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      • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Nelsons Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunwoody West
    • Tucker [DeKalb County]
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      • Tucker [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Nelsons Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucker<7>
    • East Point [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Point
      • East Point [Fulton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Nelsons Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,042 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Point<7>
    • Kennesaw [Cobb County]
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      • Kennesaw [Cobb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Nelsons Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,712 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennesaw<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 Nelsons Ferry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nelsons Ferry.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nelsons Ferry ...

Looking for more information about Nelsons Ferry? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Nelsons Ferry, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Nelsons Ferry.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Cobb County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cobb County: www.cobbcounty.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 Cobb, 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 Nelsons Ferry.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nelsons Ferry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Nelsons Ferry, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>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- Nelsons Ferry) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nelsons Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7871, Longitude: -84.5222       In this case, the coordinates for Nelsons Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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