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Welcome to Stone Mountain ...

The city of Stone Mountain is located in DeKalb County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Stone Mountain: Stone Mtn. (or less commonly used: Stone Mntn.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Stone Mountain has a population of 6,324 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Stone Mountain is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Stone Mountain is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP codes for Stone Mountain: 30083, 30086-30088<5>

Websites for Stone Mountain ...

Official Website:   www.stonemountaincity.org/

Junior League:   www.jldekalb.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stone Mountain had an population of 6,324 people. This is an increase of 9% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stone Mountain had a population of 5,802 people. This makes Stone Mountain the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Stone Mountain represents 0.06% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 110th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Stone Mountain.

Adding Stone Mountain to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Stone Mountain 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 Stone Mountain was

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

Communities Also Named Stone Mountain ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Stone Mountain - they are located in North Carolina and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Stone Mountain ...

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

  • Atlanta [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
    • Atlanta [Fulton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Stone Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 512,550 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<7>
  • Roswell [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roswell
    • Roswell [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Stone Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roswell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roswell<7>
  • Johns Creek [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns Creek
    • Johns Creek [Fulton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Stone Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johns Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek<7>
  • Alpharetta [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpharetta
    • Alpharetta [Fulton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Stone Mountain
    • 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 west of Stone Mountain
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
    • Stonecrest [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonecrest
      • Stonecrest [DeKalb County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Stone Mountain
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonecrest
    • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
      • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Stone Mountain
      • 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]
    • Milstead [Rockdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milstead
      • Milstead [Rockdale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Stone Mountain
      • Estimated population in 2018: 39,217 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milstead have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milstead
    • East Point [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Point
      • East Point [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Stone Mountain
      • 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>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Stone Mountain. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Stone Mountain.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stone Mountain ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About DeKalb County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Stone Mountain: www.stonemountaincity.org/

The official website for DeKalb County: www.co.dekalb.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 DeKalb, 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 Stone Mountain.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stone Mountain - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Stone Mountain, 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 Stone Mountain). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Stone Mountain or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Stone Mountain includes: 30083, 30086, 30087 & 30088.
<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- Stone Mountain) 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 Stone Mountain. 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 Stone MountainOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stone Mountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8081, Longitude: -84.1706    
<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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