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Welcome to Summertown ...

The city of Summertown is located in Emanuel County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Summertown has a population of 157 people<3> (see below for details).

Summertown is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Summertown, you might get a feel for its origin by knowing that their post office opened  in 1878 (and then closed  in 1968).

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Summertown had an population of 157 people. This is a decrease of 1.88% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Summertown had a population of 160 people. This makes Summertown the county's 6th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Summertown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Summertown - they are located in California and Tennessee (2).

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

Communities near Summertown ...

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

  • Swainsboro
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swainsboro
    • Swainsboro lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Summertown.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,491 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swainsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swainsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swainsboro<6>
  • Millen
  • Thrift
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thrift
    • Thrift lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Summertown.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,623 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thrift have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thrift
  • Louisville
  • Wadley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wadley
    • Wadley lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Summertown.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,834 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadley<6>
  • Twin City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin City
    • Twin City lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Summertown.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twin City<6>
  • Midville
  • Bartow
  • Kite
  • Garfield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Summertown ...

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

Adding Summertown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Summertown 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 Summertown was the List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7> From that list, the Summertown post office opened in 1878.

We also found Summertown on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

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

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

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Emanuel, 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 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 Summertown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Summertown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Summertown) 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 Summertown. 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 SummertownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summertown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7458, Longitude: -82.2764       In this case, the coordinates for Summertown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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