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Welcome to Sanford ...

Sanford is located in Stewart County<1>.

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.

  • Eufaula [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eufaula
    • Eufaula [Barbour County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Sanford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,709 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eufaula
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eufaula<6>
  • Wades [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wades
    • Wades [Randolph County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Sanford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,858 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wades have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wades
  • Brooksville [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brooksville
    • Brooksville [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Sanford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 559 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooksville
  • Florence [Stewart County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
    • Florence [Stewart County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Sanford
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lumpkin [Stewart County]
    • Mount Zion [Stewart County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Zion
      • Mount Zion [Stewart County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Sanford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Zion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Big Eddy [Barbour County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Eddy
      • Big Eddy [Barbour County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Sanford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Eddy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Georgetown [Quitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Quitman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Sanford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Morris [Quitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morris
      • Morris [Quitman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Sanford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morris<6>
    • Omaha [Stewart County]

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 ...

Find a Community located in Georgia

About Stewart County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Stewart, 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 Sanford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sanford - 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- Sanford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sanford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9796, Longitude: -84.9435       In this case, the coordinates for Sanford 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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