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Welcome to Tyrone ...

The town of Tyrone is located in Fayette County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tyrone has a population of 7,533 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Tyrone is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Tyrone (for example, toward Ranburne (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area Codes for Tyrone: (470)<4>, (678) and (770)

The ZIP code for Tyrone: 30290<5>

Websites for Tyrone ...

Official Website: www.tyrone.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tyrone had an population of 7,533 people. This is an increase of 9.51% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tyrone had a population of 6,879 people (or 6.46% of the total population of Fayette County). This makes Tyrone the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Tyrone represents 0.07% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 98th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Tyrone ...

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

Beyond Georgia, there are 26 communities that are also named Tyrone - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Tyrone ...

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

  • South Fulton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Tyrone.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
  • Smokey Acres
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smokey Acres
    • Smokey Acres lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Tyrone.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 56,666 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smokey Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smokey Acres
  • Newnan
  • East Point
  • Pontevedra
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontevedra
    • Pontevedra lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Tyrone.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,694 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pontevedra have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontevedra
  • Union City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
    • Union City lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Tyrone.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,301 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City<8>
  • Foreston Place
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foreston Place
    • Foreston Place lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Tyrone.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,020 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foreston Place have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foreston Place
  • Forest Park
  • Fayetteville
  • Kings Forest
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Forest
    • Kings Forest lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Tyrone.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,949 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Forest

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tyrone ...

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

Adding Tyrone to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tyrone in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Tyrone was on a map titled Map of Georgia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Tyrone on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1915.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tyrone.

The official website for Tyrone: www.tyrone.org/

The official website for Fayette County: www.admin.co.fayette.ga.us/

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 Fayette, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tyrone.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tyrone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Tyrone, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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 town (such as Tyrone). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tyrone 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 '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- Tyrone) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tyrone. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TyroneOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tyrone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4763, Longitude: -84.5968    
<7>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.
<8>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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