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Welcome to Pooler ...

The city of Pooler is located in Chatham County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pooler has a population of 25,774 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Pooler is near sea level<4>.

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

Pooler is within the boundaries of the (912) area code.

The ZIP code for Pooler: 31322<5>

Websites for Pooler ...

Official Website: www.pooler-ga.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pooler had an population of 25,774 people. This is an increase of 34.66% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pooler had a population of 19,140 people (which is 7.22% of the total population of Chatham County). This makes Pooler the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Pooler represents 0.2% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 39th most populous community.

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

Communities near Pooler ...

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

  • Savannah [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Savannah
    • Savannah [Chatham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Pooler
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 143,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savannah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savannah<7>
  • Richmond Hill [Bryan County]
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    • Richmond Hill [Bryan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Pooler
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,408 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond Hill<7>
  • Rincon [Effingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rincon
    • Rincon [Effingham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Pooler
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rincon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rincon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rincon<7>
  • Port Wentworth [Chatham County]
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    • Port Wentworth [Chatham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Pooler
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,812 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Wentworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Wentworth<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garden City [Chatham County]
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      • Garden City [Chatham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Pooler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,213 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garden City<7>
    • Hardeeville [Jasper County]
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      • Hardeeville [Jasper County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Pooler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,451 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardeeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardeeville<7>
    • Springfield [Effingham County]
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      • Springfield [Effingham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Pooler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,063 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<7>
    • Rossignol Hill [Chatham County]
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      • Rossignol Hill [Chatham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Pooler
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,009 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossignol Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossignol Hill
    • Exley [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exley
      • Exley [Effingham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Pooler
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exley
    • Montgomery [Chatham County]
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      • Montgomery [Chatham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Pooler
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,719 people
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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 Pooler. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pooler.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pooler ...

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

Adding Pooler to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pooler 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 Pooler was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1864.

We also found Pooler in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pooler: www.pooler-ga.com/

The official website for Chatham County: www.chathamcounty.org/

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 Chatham, 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 have 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 Pooler.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pooler - 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 city (such as Pooler). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pooler 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pooler) 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 Pooler. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PoolerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pooler. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1062, Longitude: -81.2526       In this case, the coordinates for Pooler have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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