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Welcome to Odum ...

The city of Odum is located in Wayne County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Odum has a population of 503 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Odum is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Odum: (912)

The ZIP code for Odum: 31555<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Odum had an population of 503 people. This is a decrease of 0.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Odum had a population of 504 people. This makes Odum the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 504 people, the population of Odum increased 25.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 403 people).

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

Communities Also Named Odum ...

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

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

Communities near Odum ...

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

  • Jesup [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jesup
    • Jesup [Wayne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Odum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,847 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jesup
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jesup<6>
  • Glennville [Tattnall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glennville
    • Glennville [Tattnall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Odum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,014 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glennville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glennville<6>
  • Donald [Long County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donald
    • Donald [Long County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Odum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,466 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donald
  • Ludowici [Long County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ludowici
    • Ludowici [Long County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Odum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,352 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludowici have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludowici
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ludowici<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Screven [Wayne County]
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      • Screven [Wayne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Odum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Screven have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Screven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Screven<6>
    • Pendarvis [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pendarvis
      • Pendarvis [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Odum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 562 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pendarvis have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendarvis
    • Offerman [Pierce County]
    • Surrency [Appling County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surrency
      • Surrency [Appling County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Odum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 201 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surrency have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surrency
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surrency<6>
    • Madray Springs [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madray Springs
      • Madray Springs [Wayne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Odum
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madray Springs
    • Bristol [Pierce County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Odum ...

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

Adding Odum to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Odum 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 Odum was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Odum on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1899.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.co.wayne.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 Wayne, 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 Odum.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Odum - 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 Odum). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Odum 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Odum) 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 Odum. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OdumOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Odum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6654, Longitude: -82.0283    
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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