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Welcome to Siloam ...

The town of Siloam is located in Greene County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Siloam has a population of 278 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Siloam is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Siloam: (706) & (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Siloam: 30665<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Siloam had an population of 278 people. This is a decrease of 1.42% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Siloam had a population of 282 people. This makes Siloam the county's 5th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Siloam ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Siloam - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Siloam ...

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

  • Carters Grove (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carters Grove
    • Carters Grove lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Siloam and is located in Taliaferro County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,760 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carters Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carters Grove
  • Swaggy Valley (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swaggy Valley
    • Swaggy Valley lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Siloam and is located in Greene County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,542 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swaggy Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swaggy Valley
  • Comfort (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comfort
    • Comfort was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Siloam and is located in Greene County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,085 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Comfort have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Greensboro (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greensboro
    • Greensboro lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Siloam and is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,272 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<8>
  • Gum Hill (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gum Hill
    • Gum Hill lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Siloam and is located in Hancock County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,146 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gum Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gum Hill
  • Union Point (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Point
    • Union Point lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Siloam and is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,977 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union Point<8>
  • Sparta (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sparta
    • Sparta lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Siloam and is located in Hancock County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,220 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparta have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<8>
  • Daniel Springs (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daniel Springs
    • Daniel Springs lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Siloam and is located in Greene County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 594 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daniel Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daniel Springs
  • Crawfordville (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crawfordville
    • Crawfordville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Siloam and is located in Taliaferro County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crawfordville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crawfordville<8>
  • Woodville (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
    • Woodville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Siloam and is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 397 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Siloam ...

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

Adding Siloam to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Siloam 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 Siloam was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

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

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

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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 Greene, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Siloam.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Siloam - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<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 town (such as Siloam). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Siloam 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Siloam) 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 Siloam. 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 SiloamOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Siloam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5370, Longitude: -83.0810    
<7>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.
<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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