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Welcome to Smyrna ...

The city of Smyrna is located in Cobb County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Smyrna has a population of 56,563 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Smyrna is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Smyrna: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP codes for Smyrna: 30080-30082<5>

Websites for Smyrna ...

Official Website: www.ci.smyrna.ga.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Smyrna had an population of 56,563 people. This is an increase of 10.32% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Smyrna had a population of 51,271 people (or 7.45% of the total population of Cobb County). This makes Smyrna the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Smyrna represents 0.53% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.

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

Adding Smyrna to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Smyrna 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 Smyrna was

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

Communities Also Named Smyrna ...

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

Beyond Georgia, there are 37 communities that are also named Smyrna - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (4), California, Delaware, Florida, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (5), Texas (4), Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Smyrna ...

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

  • Atlanta [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
    • Atlanta [Fulton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Smyrna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 512,550 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<7>
  • South Fulton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton [Fulton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Smyrna
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
  • Roswell [Fulton County]
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    • Roswell [Fulton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Smyrna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roswell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roswell<7>
  • Alpharetta [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpharetta
    • Alpharetta [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Smyrna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,897 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpharetta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpharetta<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brookhaven [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [DeKalb County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Smyrna
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
    • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
      • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Smyrna
      • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunwoody West
    • Peachtree Corners [Gwinnett County]
    • Tucker [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucker
      • Tucker [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Smyrna
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucker<7>
    • East Point [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Point
      • East Point [Fulton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Smyrna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,042 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Point<7>
    • Kennesaw [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw
      • Kennesaw [Cobb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Smyrna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,712 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennesaw<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 Smyrna. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Smyrna.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smyrna ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Smyrna: www.ci.smyrna.ga.us/

The official website for Cobb County: www.cobbcounty.org/

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 Cobb, 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 Smyrna.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smyrna - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Smyrna, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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 Smyrna). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Smyrna or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Smyrna includes: 30080, 30081 & 30082.
<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- Smyrna) 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 Smyrna. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SmyrnaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smyrna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8840, Longitude: -84.5144    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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