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Welcome to Sanford ...
The location of Sanford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sanford has a population of 159 people<3> (see below for details).
Sanford is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Sanford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Sanford (for example, toward Clayton (AL)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Sanford lies within the (229) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sanford had an population of 159 people. This is a decrease of 3.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 32.91% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sanford had a population of 165 people.
With a 2010 count of 165 people, the population of Sanford decreased 30.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 237 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sanford.
Communities Also Named Sanford ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Sanford: This one is located in Stewart County and the other is located in Madison County.
Beyond Georgia, there are 26 communities that are also named Sanford - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida (2), Kansas (3), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New York (2), North Carolina (2), Pennsylvania, Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sanford.
Communities near Sanford ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sanford.
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 Sanford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sanford.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sanford. 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 Sanford.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sanford. See our Newspapers Page for Sanford.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sanford ...
Looking for more information about Sanford? 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 Sanford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sanford.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 13 Jan 2021