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Welcome to Swainsboro ...

The city of Swainsboro is located in Emanuel County<1> and is the County Seat for Emanuel County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Swainsboro has a population of 7,524 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Swainsboro is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Swainsboro is within the boundaries of the (478) area code.

The ZIP code for Swainsboro: 30401<5>

Websites for Swainsboro ...

Official Website: www.cityofswainsboro.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Swainsboro had an population of 7,524 people. This is an increase of 3.39% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Swainsboro had a population of 7,277 people (which is 32.2% of the total population of Emanuel County). This makes Swainsboro the county's most populous community.

The population of Swainsboro represents 0.08% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 93rd most populous community.

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

Communities near Swainsboro ...

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

  • Thrift [Jenkins County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thrift
    • Thrift [Jenkins County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Swainsboro
    • 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
  • Wadley [Jefferson County]
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    • Wadley [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Swainsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,834 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadley<7>
  • Twin City [Emanuel County]
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    • Twin City [Emanuel County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Swainsboro
    • 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<7>
  • Canoe [Candler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canoe
    • Canoe [Candler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Swainsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 785 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canoe
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Adrian [Johnson County]
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      • Adrian [Johnson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Swainsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 710 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adrian<7>
    • Stillmore [Emanuel County]
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      • Stillmore [Emanuel County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Swainsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 515 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stillmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stillmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stillmore<7>
    • Oak Park [Emanuel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Park
      • Oak Park [Emanuel County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Swainsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 465 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Park<7>
    • Midville [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midville
      • Midville [Burke County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Swainsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midville<7>
    • Kite [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kite
      • Kite [Johnson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Swainsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kite have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kite
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kite<7>
    • Garfield [Emanuel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garfield
      • Garfield [Emanuel County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Swainsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 199 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garfield<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 Swainsboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Swainsboro.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Swainsboro. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Swainsboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swainsboro ...

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

Adding Swainsboro to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Swainsboro 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 Swainsboro was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1830.

We also found Swainsboro in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Swainsboro: www.cityofswainsboro.org/

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 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 have 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 Swainsboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Swainsboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Swainsboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Swainsboro 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Swainsboro) 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 Swainsboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SwainsboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swainsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5866, Longitude: -82.3345       In this case, the coordinates for Swainsboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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