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Welcome to Tyus ...

Tyus is located in Carroll County<1>.

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tyus has a population of 3,525 people<3> (see below for details).

Tyus is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Tyus, you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Tyus is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<5>, (678) and (770).

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tyus had an population of 3,525 people. This is a decrease of 7.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tyus had a population of 3,796 people.

The population of Tyus represents 0.04% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 3,796 people, the population of Tyus increased 36.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,772 people).

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

Communities near Tyus ...

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

  • Carrollton
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Bremen
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Tallapoosa
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Bowdon Junction
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Bowdon
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
  • Mount Zion
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Franklin
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Wedowee
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wedowee
    • Wedowee is located in Randolph County (AL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 802 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wedowee <6>
  • Fairlawn Estates
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairlawn Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairlawn Estates
    • Fairlawn Estates is located in Carroll County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 736 people
  • Whitesburg
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tyus ...

Looking for more information about Tyus? 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 Tyus, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Tyus.

Adding Tyus to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tyus 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 Tyus was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

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

We also found Tyus on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1899.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Tyus.

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

The official website for Carroll County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Carroll, 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 Tyus.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tyus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Tyus, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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