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Welcome to Porterdale ...

The city of Porterdale is located in Newton County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Porterdale has a population of 1,480 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Porterdale is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area Codes for Porterdale: (470)<5>, (678) & (770)

The ZIP code for Porterdale: 30070<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Porterdale had an population of 1,480 people. This is an increase of 3.57% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Porterdale had a population of 1,429 people. This makes Porterdale the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Porterdale represents 0.01% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 256th most populous community.

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

Communities near Porterdale ...

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

  • Stonecrest [DeKalb County]
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    • Stonecrest [DeKalb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Porterdale
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  • Milstead [Rockdale County]
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    • Milstead [Rockdale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Porterdale
    • Estimated population in 2018: 39,217 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milstead
  • McDonough [Henry County]
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    • McDonough [Henry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Porterdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,582 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McDonough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonough
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McDonough<8>
  • Conyers [Rockdale County]
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    • Conyers [Rockdale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Porterdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,107 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conyers<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Monroe [Walton County]
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      • Monroe [Walton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Porterdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,979 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<8>
    • Loganville [Walton County]
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      • Loganville [Walton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Porterdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,310 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loganville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loganville<8>
    • Centerville [Gwinnett County]
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      • Centerville [Gwinnett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Porterdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,884 people
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    • Whitehouse [Henry County]
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      • Whitehouse [Henry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the west of Porterdale
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,792 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehouse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Wood [Newton County]
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      • East Wood [Newton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the east of Porterdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,725 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Wood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jackson [Butts County]
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      • Jackson [Butts County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Porterdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,332 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Porterdale ...

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

Adding Porterdale to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Porterdale 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 Porterdale was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1899.

We also found Porterdale on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

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

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About Newton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Newton County: www.co.newton.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 Newton, 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 Porterdale.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Porterdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Porterdale, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>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 Porterdale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Porterdale or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Porterdale) 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 Porterdale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PorterdaleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Porterdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5747, Longitude: -83.8945       In this case, the coordinates for Porterdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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