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Welcome to Thrift ...

Thrift is located in Jenkins County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Thrift has a population of 2,623 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

Thrift is located in the (478) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Thrift had an population of 2,623 people. This is a decrease of 1.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Thrift had a population of 2,668 people (which is 31.99% of the total population of Jenkins County).

The population of Thrift represents 0.03% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 2,668 people, the population of Thrift increased 14.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,340 people).

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

Communities Also Named Thrift ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Thrift: This one is located in Jenkins County and the other is located in Emanuel County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 5 communities that are also named Thrift - they are located in Maryland, North Carolina, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Thrift ...

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

  • Swainsboro [Emanuel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swainsboro
    • Swainsboro [Emanuel County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Thrift
    • 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 [Jenkins County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millen
    • Millen [Jenkins County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Thrift
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,762 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millen<6>
  • Twin City [Emanuel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin City
    • Twin City [Emanuel County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Thrift
    • 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>
  • Canoe [Candler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canoe
    • Canoe [Candler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Thrift
    • 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) ...
    • Portal [Bulloch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portal
      • Portal [Bulloch County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Thrift
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 707 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portal<6>
    • Midville [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midville
      • Midville [Burke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Thrift
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midville<6>
    • Kites Spur [Bulloch County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kites Spur
      • Kites Spur [Bulloch County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Thrift
      • Estimated population in 2019: 227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kites Spur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Garfield [Emanuel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garfield
      • Garfield [Emanuel County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Thrift
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 199 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garfield<6>
    • Summertown [Emanuel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summertown
      • Summertown [Emanuel County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Thrift
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summertown<6>
    • Number Ten [Burke County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Number Ten
      • Number Ten [Burke County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Thrift
      • Estimated population in 2019: 145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Number Ten have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thrift ...

Looking for more information about Thrift? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Thrift, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Thrift.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Jenkins County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Thrift. 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 Jenkins, 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 Thrift.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thrift - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thrift) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thrift. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6991, Longitude: -82.0560       In this case, the coordinates for Thrift 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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