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Welcome to Nicholson ...

The city of Nicholson is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Nicholson has a population of 1,875 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Nicholson is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Nicholson: (706) & (762)<5>

The ZIP code for Nicholson: 30565<6>

Websites for Nicholson ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.jacksoncountyga.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Nicholson, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nicholson had an population of 1,875 people. This is an increase of 10.55% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nicholson had a population of 1,696 people. This makes Nicholson the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Nicholson represents 0.02% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 240th most populous community.

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

Adding Nicholson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Nicholson 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 Nicholson was

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

Communities Also Named Nicholson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Nicholson - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Montana, North Dakota, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Nicholson ...

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

  • Athens [Clarke County]
  • Dalton [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the east of Nicholson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
  • Chamberlin [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamberlin
    • Chamberlin [Clarke County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the south of Nicholson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,307 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamberlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberlin
  • Winder [Barrow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winder
    • Winder [Barrow County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southwest of Nicholson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,273 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winder<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dry Pond [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Pond
      • Dry Pond [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Nicholson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Pond
    • Braselton [Barrow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braselton
      • Braselton [Barrow County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the west of Nicholson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,725 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braselton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Braselton<8>
    • Jefferson [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
      • Jefferson [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the west of Nicholson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,490 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<8>
    • Commerce [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Commerce
      • Commerce [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the north of Nicholson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,328 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Commerce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Commerce<8>
    • Cumberland [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
      • Cumberland [Oconee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Nicholson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Madison Springs [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison Springs
      • Madison Springs [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Nicholson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Madison Springs:
      • Alexanderville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison Springs

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nicholson ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Jackson County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nicholson. 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 Jackson, 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 Nicholson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nicholson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<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 Nicholson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nicholson 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 '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- Nicholson) 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 Nicholson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NicholsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nicholson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1173, Longitude: -83.4287       In this case, the coordinates for Nicholson 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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