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Welcome to Silk Mills ...

Silk Mills is located in Elbert County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Silk Mills: Silk Mls. (or less commonly used: Silk Mlls.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Silk Mills has a population of 277 people<3> (see below for details).

Silk Mills is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Silk Mills: (706) and (762)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Silk Mills had an population of 277 people. This is a decrease of 1.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Silk Mills had a population of 282 people.

With a 2010 count of 282 people, the population of Silk Mills decreased 14.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 331 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Silk Mills.

Communities near Silk Mills ...

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

  • Dalton [Madison County]
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    • Dalton [Madison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Silk Mills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,665 people
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  • Hartwell [Hart County]
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    • Hartwell [Hart County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Silk Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,446 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartwell<7>
  • Royston [Franklin County]
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    • Royston [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Silk Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,562 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Royston<7>
  • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County]
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    • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Silk Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,883 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun Falls<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Edinburg [Elbert County] - Historic
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      • Edinburg [Elbert County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Silk Mills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Iva [Anderson County]
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      • Iva [Anderson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Silk Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,341 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iva<7>
    • Comer [Madison County]
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      • Comer [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Silk Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,302 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Comer<7>
    • Bowman [Elbert County]
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      • Bowman [Elbert County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Silk Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 812 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowman<7>
    • Bowman Ferry [Elbert County]
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      • Bowman Ferry [Elbert County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Silk Mills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 808 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowman Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dewy Rose [Elbert County]
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      • Dewy Rose [Elbert County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Silk Mills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 562 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dewy Rose<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 Silk Mills. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Silk Mills.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Silk Mills ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Silk Mills. 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 Elbert, 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 Silk Mills.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Silk Mills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Silk Mills) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silk Mills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1051, Longitude: -82.8468       In this case, the coordinates for Silk Mills 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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