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Welcome to Palmetto ...

The city of Palmetto is primarily located in Fulton County<1>. A portion of Palmetto extends into Coweta County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Palmetto has a population of 4,851 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Palmetto is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

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

The ZIP code for Palmetto: 30268<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Palmetto had an population of 4,851 people. This is an increase of 8.09% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Palmetto had a population of 4,488 people. This makes Palmetto the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Palmetto represents 0.05% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 133rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,488 people, the population of Palmetto increased 32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,400 people).

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

Adding Palmetto to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Palmetto ...

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

Beyond Georgia, there are 16 communities that are also named Palmetto - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Palmetto ...

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

  • Smokey Acres [Coweta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smokey Acres
    • Smokey Acres [Coweta County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Palmetto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 56,666 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smokey Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smokey Acres
  • Peachtree City [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peachtree City
    • Peachtree City [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Palmetto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peachtree City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachtree City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peachtree City<8>
  • Pontevedra [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontevedra
    • Pontevedra [Fulton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Palmetto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,694 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pontevedra have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontevedra
  • Foreston Place [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foreston Place
    • Foreston Place [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Palmetto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,020 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foreston Place have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foreston Place
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fayette Villa Estates [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette Villa Estates
      • Fayette Villa Estates [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Palmetto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,991 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette Villa Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette Villa Estates
    • Kings Forest [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Forest
      • Kings Forest [Clayton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Palmetto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,949 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Forest
    • Windermere Woods [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windermere Woods
      • Windermere Woods [Clayton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Palmetto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,937 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windermere Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windermere Woods
    • Fairburn [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairburn
      • Fairburn [Fulton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Palmetto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,768 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairburn<8>
    • Riverdale Acres [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverdale Acres
      • Riverdale Acres [Clayton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Palmetto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverdale Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverdale Acres
    • Doral Park [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doral Park
      • Doral Park [Fulton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Palmetto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doral Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doral Park

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palmetto ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Fulton County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fulton County: www.co.fulton.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 Fulton, 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 Palmetto.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Palmetto - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Palmetto, 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 Palmetto). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Palmetto or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Palmetto) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Palmetto. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PalmettoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palmetto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5212, Longitude: -84.6672    
<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.
<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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