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Welcome to Pine Lake ...

The city of Pine Lake is located in DeKalb County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Pine Lake, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1946.

A typical abbreviation for Pine Lake: Pine Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pine Lake has a population of 754 people<2> (see below for details).

Pine Lake is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Pine Lake: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP code for Pine Lake: 30072<5>

Websites for Pine Lake ...

Junior League:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pine Lake had an population of 754 people. This is an increase of 3.29% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pine Lake had a population of 730 people. This makes Pine Lake the county's 9th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pine Lake.

Communities Also Named Pine Lake ...

While we believe that this Pine Lake is located in DeKalb County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Pine Lake. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clarke and Harris County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 16 communities that are also named Pine Lake - they are located in Alberta, Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Mississippi, Nebraska, New York, South Carolina, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Pine Lake ...

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

  • Atlanta
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Roswell
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Johns Creek
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns Creek
    • Johns Creek is located in Fulton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,192 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek <6>
  • Alpharetta
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Smyrna
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Brookhaven
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven is located in DeKalb County
  • Stonecrest
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonecrest
    • Stonecrest is located in DeKalb County
  • Dunwoody West
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
    • Dunwoody West is located in DeKalb County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
  • Peachtree Corners
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Milstead
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milstead have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milstead
    • Milstead is located in Rockdale County
    • Estimated population in 2018: 39,217 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pine Lake ...

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

Adding Pine Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pine Lake 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 Pine Lake was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Pine Lake post office opened in 1946.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Pine Lake.

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

The official website for DeKalb County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including DeKalb, 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 Pine Lake.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pine Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Pine Lake, 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 Pine Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pine Lake 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>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.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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