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Welcome to Tucker ...

Tucker is located in DeKalb County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Tucker, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1892.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tucker has a population of 36,427 people<3> (see below for details).

Tucker is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area Codes for Tucker: (470)<5>, (678) & (770)

The ZIP codes for Tucker: 30084-30085<6>

Websites for Tucker ...

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Communities Also Named Tucker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 21 communities that are also named Tucker - they are located in Alabama (3), Arizona, Arkansas, Illinois (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Tucker ...

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

  • Atlanta
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Roswell
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Johns Creek
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns Creek
    • Johns Creek is located in Fulton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,192 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek <7>
  • Alpharetta
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Smyrna
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Brookhaven
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven is located in DeKalb County
  • Stonecrest
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonecrest
    • Stonecrest is located in DeKalb County
  • Dunwoody West
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
    • Dunwoody West is located in DeKalb County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
  • Peachtree Corners
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
  • Milstead
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milstead
    • Milstead is located in Rockdale County
    • Estimated population in 2018: 39,217 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tucker ...

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

Adding Tucker to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tucker 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 we've found for Tucker was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Tucker post office opened in 1892.

We also found Tucker on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Tucker.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tucker. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for DeKalb County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including DeKalb, 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 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 Tucker.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tucker - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Tucker, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>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 community (such as Tucker). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tucker or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Tucker includes: 30084 & 30085.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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