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Welcome to Parrott ...

The town of Parrott is located in Terrell County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Parrott, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1889.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Parrott has a population of 137 people<3> (see below for details).

Parrott is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Parrott: (229)

The ZIP code for Parrott: 31777<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Parrott had an population of 137 people. This is a decrease of 13.29% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Parrott had a population of 158 people. This makes Parrott the county's 4th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Parrott ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Parrott - they are located in Colorado, Ohio, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Parrott ...

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

  • Clarks Mill
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarks Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarks Mill
    • Clarks Mill is located in Terrell County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,637 people
  • Dawson
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Herod
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herod have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herod
    • Herod is located in Terrell County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,384 people
  • Cuthbert
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Wades
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wades have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wades
    • Wades is located in Randolph County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,858 people
  • Richland
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
    • Richland is located in Stewart County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,655 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland <6>
  • Lumpkin
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Shellman
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Smithville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Plains
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parrott ...

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

Adding Parrott to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Parrott 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 Parrott was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Parrott post office opened in 1889.

We also found Parrott on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1895.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Parrott.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Terrell, 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 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 Parrott.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parrott - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 town (such as Parrott). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Parrott 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>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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