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Welcome to Villa Rica ...

The city of Villa Rica is primarily located in Carroll County<1>. A portion of Villa Rica extends into Douglas County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Villa Rica has a population of 16,107 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Villa Rica is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Villa Rica is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP code for Villa Rica: 30180<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Villa Rica had an population of 16,107 people. This is an increase of 15.41% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Villa Rica had a population of 13,956 people (or 12.63% of the total population of Carroll County). This makes Villa Rica the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Villa Rica represents 0.14% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 59th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Villa Rica.

Adding Villa Rica to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Villa Rica 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 Villa Rica was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Villa Rica ...

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

Communities near Villa Rica ...

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

  • South Fulton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Villa Rica
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
  • Douglasville [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglasville
    • Douglasville [Douglas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Villa Rica
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,036 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglasville<7>
  • Carrollton [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
    • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Villa Rica
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,450 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<7>
  • Powder Springs [Cobb County]
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    • Powder Springs [Cobb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Villa Rica
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,801 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powder Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powder Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powder Springs<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Powder Springs Chase [Cobb County]
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      • Powder Springs Chase [Cobb County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Villa Rica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,758 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powder Springs Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powder Springs Chase
    • Dallas [Paulding County]
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      • Dallas [Paulding County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Villa Rica
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,388 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas<7>
    • Country Acres [Paulding County]
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      • Country Acres [Paulding County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Villa Rica
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 8,545 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Country Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Acres
    • Flowers Estates [Douglas County]
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      • Flowers Estates [Douglas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Villa Rica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowers Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowers Estates
    • Austell [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Austell
      • Austell [Cobb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Villa Rica
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,208 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Austell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Austell<7>
    • Bremen [Haralson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bremen
      • Bremen [Haralson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Villa Rica
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,818 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bremen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bremen<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 Villa Rica. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Villa Rica.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Villa Rica ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carroll County: www.carrollcountyga.com/

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 Carroll, 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 Villa Rica.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Villa Rica - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Villa Rica, 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 city (such as Villa Rica). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Villa Rica 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- Villa Rica) 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 Villa Rica. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Villa RicaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Villa Rica. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7318, Longitude: -84.9198    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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