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Welcome to Sharpsburg ...

The town of Sharpsburg is located in Coweta County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sharpsburg has a population of 359 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Sharpsburg is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Sharpsburg (for example, toward Woodland (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area Codes for Sharpsburg: (470)<5>, (678) & (770)

The ZIP code for Sharpsburg: 30277<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sharpsburg had an population of 359 people. This is an increase of 5.28% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sharpsburg had a population of 341 people. This makes Sharpsburg the county's 5th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Sharpsburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Sharpsburg - they are located in Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio (3) and Pennsylvania (2).

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

Communities near Sharpsburg ...

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

  • Smokey Acres
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smokey Acres
    • Smokey Acres lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the west of Sharpsburg.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 56,666 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smokey Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smokey Acres
  • Newnan
  • Peachtree City
  • Union City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
    • Union City lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Sharpsburg.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,301 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City<8>
  • Foreston Place
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foreston Place
    • Foreston Place lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the east of Sharpsburg.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,020 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foreston Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foreston Place
  • Fayetteville
  • Fayette Villa Estates
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette Villa Estates
    • Fayette Villa Estates lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Sharpsburg.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,991 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette Villa Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette Villa Estates
  • Windermere Woods
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windermere Woods
    • Windermere Woods lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of Sharpsburg.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,937 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windermere Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windermere Woods
  • Fairburn
  • Riverdale Acres
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverdale Acres
    • Riverdale Acres lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Sharpsburg.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,594 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverdale Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverdale Acres

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sharpsburg ...

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

Adding Sharpsburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sharpsburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Sharpsburg was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1874.

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sharpsburg.

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

The official website for Coweta County: www.coweta.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 Coweta, 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 Sharpsburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sharpsburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Sharpsburg, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>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 town (such as Sharpsburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sharpsburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Sharpsburg) 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 Sharpsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SharpsburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sharpsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3407, Longitude: -84.6484       In this case, the coordinates for Sharpsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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