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Welcome to Sandersville ...

The city of Sandersville is located in Washington County<1> and is the County Seat for Washington County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sandersville has a population of 5,387 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Sandersville is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Sandersville: (478)

The ZIP code for Sandersville: 31082<5>

Websites for Sandersville ...

Official Website:   www.sandersville.net/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.washingtoncounty-ga.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sandersville had an population of 5,387 people. This is a decrease of 8.88% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sandersville had a population of 5,912 people (which is 27.9% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Sandersville the county's most populous community.

The population of Sandersville represents 0.06% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 109th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Sandersville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Sandersville - they are located in Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi and Texas.

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

Communities near Sandersville ...

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

  • Tuckers Crossroad [Laurens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuckers Crossroad
    • Tuckers Crossroad [Laurens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Sandersville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tuckers Crossroad have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuckers Crossroad
  • Wrightsville [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrightsville
    • Wrightsville [Johnson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Sandersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,606 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrightsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrightsville<7>
  • Davisboro [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davisboro
    • Davisboro [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Sandersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,950 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davisboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davisboro<7>
  • Zebulon [Hancock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zebulon
    • Zebulon [Hancock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Sandersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,228 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zebulon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Toomsboro [Wilkinson County]
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      • Toomsboro [Wilkinson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Sandersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 478 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toomsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toomsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toomsboro<7>
    • Harrison [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison
      • Harrison [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Sandersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrison<7>
    • Stapletons Crossroads [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stapletons Crossroads
      • Stapletons Crossroads [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Sandersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 393 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stapletons Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stapletons Crossroads
    • Warthen [Washington County]
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      • Warthen [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Sandersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warthen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warthen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warthen<7>
    • Oconee [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oconee
      • Oconee [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Sandersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oconee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oconee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oconee<7>
    • Gardner [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardner
      • Gardner [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Sandersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 201 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gardner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardner

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sandersville. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sandersville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandersville ...

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

Adding Sandersville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sandersville 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 Sandersville was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1822.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sandersville: www.sandersville.net/

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 Washington, 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 Sandersville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sandersville - 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 Sandersville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sandersville 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sandersville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sandersville. 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 SandersvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9827, Longitude: -82.8093       In this case, the coordinates for Sandersville 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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