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Welcome to Scarboro ...

Scarboro is located in Jenkins County<1>.

Scarboro is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Scarboro: (478)

Communities Also Named Scarboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Scarboro: This one is located in Jenkins County and the other is located in Screven County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 7 communities that are also named Scarboro - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Maryland (2), Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Scarboro ...

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

  • Statesboro [Bulloch County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Statesboro
    • Statesboro [Bulloch County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Scarboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,204 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Statesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Statesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Statesboro<5>
  • Cameron [Screven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cameron
    • Cameron [Screven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Scarboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,012 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
  • Millen [Jenkins County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millen
    • Millen [Jenkins County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Scarboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,762 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millen<5>
  • Thrift [Jenkins County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thrift
    • Thrift [Jenkins County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Scarboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,623 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thrift have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thrift
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sylvania [Screven County]
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      • Sylvania [Screven County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Scarboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,450 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvania
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylvania<5>
    • Twin City [Emanuel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin City
      • Twin City [Emanuel County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Scarboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,698 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twin City<5>
    • Sardis [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis
      • Sardis [Burke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Scarboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 970 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardis<5>
    • Portal [Bulloch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portal
      • Portal [Bulloch County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Scarboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 707 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portal have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portal<5>
    • Hiltonia [Screven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hiltonia
      • Hiltonia [Screven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Scarboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 321 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiltonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hiltonia<5>
    • Hilltonia [Screven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilltonia
      • Hilltonia [Screven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Scarboro
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hilltonia came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilltonia

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scarboro ...

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

Adding Scarboro to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Scarboro 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 Scarboro was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1910.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Scarboro. 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 Jenkins, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scarboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Scarboro) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Scarboro. 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 ScarboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scarboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7130, Longitude: -81.8752    
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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