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Welcome to Reno ...

Reno is located in Grady County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Reno, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1911.

When the people of Reno refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Renoite<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Reno has a population of 285 people<4> (see below for details).

Reno is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

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

Reno is located in the (229) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Reno had an population of 285 people. This is a decrease of 3.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Reno had a population of 295 people.

With a 2010 count of 295 people, the population of Reno decreased 2.96% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 304 people).

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

Communities Also Named Reno ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 22 communities that are also named Reno - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Reno ...

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

  • Thomasville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Bainbridge
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Cairo
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Havana
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havana
    • Havana is located in Gadsden County (FL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,695 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havana <6>
  • Ochlocknee
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ochlocknee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ochlocknee
    • Ochlocknee is located in Thomas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 678 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ochlocknee <6>
  • Whigham
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
  • Attapulgus
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
  • Woodland
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
    • Woodland is located in Grady County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 353 people
  • Climax
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Calvary
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Reno ...

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

Adding Reno to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Reno 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 Reno was on a map titled Map of Georgia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Reno on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1915.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Reno.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Reno. 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 Grady, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Reno refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Reno may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Reno.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Reno - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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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