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Welcome to Ruskin ...

Ruskin is located in Ware County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Ruskin had a population of 1,203 people.<3> (see below for details).

Ruskin is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Ruskin: (912)

Communities Also Named Ruskin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Ruskin - they are located in British Columbia, Florida, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Ruskin ...

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

  • Waycross [Ware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waycross
    • Waycross [Ware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Ruskin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,466 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waycross
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waycross<6>
  • Waltertown [Ware County]
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    • Waltertown [Ware County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Ruskin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,115 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waltertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Waltertown has also been known as:
    • Watertown
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  • Blackshear [Pierce County]
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    • Blackshear [Pierce County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Ruskin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,523 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackshear
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackshear<6>
  • Homerville [Clinch County]
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    • Homerville [Clinch County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Ruskin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,345 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homerville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hoboken [Brantley County]
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      • Hoboken [Brantley County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Ruskin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 541 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoboken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoboken<6>
    • Argyle [Clinch County]
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      • Argyle [Clinch County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ruskin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 207 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Argyle<6>
    • Deenwood [Ware County]
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      • Deenwood [Ware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Ruskin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deenwood
    • Waresboro [Ware County]
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      • Waresboro [Ware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Ruskin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waresboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waresboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waresboro<6>
    • Winona Park [Ware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winona Park
      • Winona Park [Ware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Ruskin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winona Park
    • Manor [Ware County]
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      • Manor [Ware County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ruskin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manor<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ruskin ...

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

Adding Ruskin to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Ware County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ware County: www.warecounty.com/

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 Ware, 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 Ruskin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ruskin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ruskin) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruskin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1513, Longitude: -82.4449       In this case, the coordinates for Ruskin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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