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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).
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) & (762)<4>
The ZIP code for Summerville: 30747<5>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Summerville.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Summerville was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1846.
We also found Summerville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Summerville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 20 Mar 2023