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Summerville, Georgia
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Welcome to Summerville ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Summerville has a population of 4,294 people<1> (see below for details).

Summerville is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<2>.

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).

Area codes for Summerville: (706) & (762)<3>

The ZIP code for Summerville: 30747<4>

Population Details ...

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.

With a 2010 count of 4,534 people, the population of Summerville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,556 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Summerville had an population of 4,294 people. This is a decrease of 5.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.75% since the 2000 Census).

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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Summerville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Summerville. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Summerville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Rome   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Summerville

Located in Floyd County

Fort Payne   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Summerville

Located in DeKalb County (AL)

LaFayette   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Summerville

Located in Walker County

Trion   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Summerville

Valley Head   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Summerville

Located in DeKalb County (AL)

Lyerly   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Summerville

Hammondville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Summerville

Located in DeKalb County (AL)

Menlo   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Summerville

Mentone   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Summerville

Located in DeKalb County (AL)

Linwood   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Summerville

Located in Walker County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Summerville.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Summerville.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Summerville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<4>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).
<5>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 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 Summerville

Our 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     [Map].






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