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Welcome to Screven ...

The city of Screven is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Screven has a population of 770 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Screven is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Screven: (912)

The ZIP code for Screven: 31560<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Screven had an population of 770 people. This is an increase of 0.52% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Screven had a population of 766 people. This makes Screven the county's 2nd most populous community.

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

Communities near Screven ...

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

  • Jesup [Wayne County]
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    • Jesup [Wayne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Screven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,847 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jesup<7>
  • Blackshear [Pierce County]
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    • Blackshear [Pierce County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Screven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,523 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackshear<7>
  • Nahunta [Brantley County]
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    • Nahunta [Brantley County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Screven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,165 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nahunta<7>
  • Raybon [Brantley County]
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    • Raybon [Brantley County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Screven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,094 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raybon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Patterson [Pierce County]
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      • Patterson [Pierce County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Screven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 758 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patterson<7>
    • Popwellville [Brantley County]
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      • Popwellville [Brantley County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Screven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 692 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Popwellville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pendarvis [Wayne County]
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      • Pendarvis [Wayne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Screven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 562 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pendarvis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Odum [Wayne County]
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      • Odum [Wayne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Screven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 504 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odum<7>
    • Offerman [Pierce County]
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      • Offerman [Pierce County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Screven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 438 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Offerman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Offerman<7>
    • Surrency [Appling County]
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      • Surrency [Appling County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Screven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 201 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surrency have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surrency
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surrency<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Screven ...

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

Adding Screven to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Screven 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 Screven was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Wayne County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.co.wayne.ga.us/

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 Wayne, 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 Screven.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Screven - 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 Screven). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Screven 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Screven) 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 Screven. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ScrevenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Screven. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4840, Longitude: -82.0171       In this case, the coordinates for Screven 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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