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Welcome to Pennington ...

Pennington is located in Sumter County<1>.

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

Pennington is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Pennington, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Pennington is located in the (229) area code.

Communities Also Named Pennington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Georgia communities named Pennington: This one is located in Sumter County and the other is located in Morgan County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 17 communities that are also named Pennington - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Delaware, Kansas, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Pennington ...

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

  • Americus
  • Vienna
  • Montezuma
  • Ellaville
  • Oglethorpe
  • Plains
  • Byromville
  • Ideal
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    • Ideal lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Pennington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ideal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ideal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ideal<5>
  • Leslie
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    • Leslie lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Pennington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 371 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leslie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leslie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leslie<5>
  • Pinehurst

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pennington ...

Looking for more information about Pennington? 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 Pennington, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pennington.

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

The official website for Sumter County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Sumter, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pennington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pennington) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pennington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1602, Longitude: -84.0871       In this case, the coordinates for Pennington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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