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Welcome to Summerville ...

The city of Summerville is located in Chattooga County<1> and is the County Seat for Chattooga County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Summerville has a population of 4,252 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Summerville is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Summerville: (706) and (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Summerville: 30747<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Summerville had an population of 4,252 people. This is a decrease of 6.22% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Summerville had a population of 4,534 people (or 17.43% of the total population of Chattooga County). This makes Summerville the county's most populous community.

The population of Summerville represents 0.05% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 131st most populous community.

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

Adding Summerville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Summerville 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 Summerville was

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

Communities Also Named Summerville ...

While we believe that this Summerville is located in Chattooga County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Summerville. Those communities are located in the following counties: Gwinnett and Richmond County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 35 communities that are also named Summerville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (2), Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Texas and Vermont.

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

Communities near Summerville ...

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

  • Rome [Floyd County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rome
    • Rome [Floyd County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Summerville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,764 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rome
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rome<7>
  • Martindale [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martindale
    • Martindale [Walker County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Summerville
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 35,795 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martindale have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martindale
  • Euthtilloga [Chattooga County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euthtilloga
    • Euthtilloga [Chattooga County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Summerville
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 29,011 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Euthtilloga have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Villanow [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villanow
    • Villanow [Walker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Summerville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,058 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villanow
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • LaFayette [Walker County]
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      • LaFayette [Walker County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Summerville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,508 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaFayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFayette<7>
    • Summerville Park [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerville Park
      • Summerville Park [Floyd County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Summerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerville Park have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville Park
    • Chiaha [Floyd County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chiaha
      • Chiaha [Floyd County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Summerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,256 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chiaha have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Trion [Chattooga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trion
      • Trion [Chattooga County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Summerville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,905 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trion<7>
    • Robealou Acres [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robealou Acres
      • Robealou Acres [Floyd County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Summerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robealou Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robealou Acres
    • Valley Head [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Head
      • Valley Head [DeKalb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Summerville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 563 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Head
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valley Head<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 Summerville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Summerville.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Summerville. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Summerville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Summerville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Chattooga County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Summerville. 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 Chattooga, 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 Summerville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Summerville - 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 city (such as Summerville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Summerville 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 '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- Summerville) 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 Summerville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SummervilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summerville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4806, Longitude: -85.3479    
<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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