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Villa Rica, Georgia

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Welcome to Villa Rica ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Villa Rica has a population of 15,345 people<1> (see below for details).

Villa Rica is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<2>.

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).

Telephone area codes for Villa Rica: (470)<3>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP code for Villa Rica: 30180<4>

Population Details ...

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 population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 59th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,956 people, the population of Villa Rica increased 237.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,134 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Villa Rica had an population of 15,345 people. This is an increase of 9.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 271.19% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Villa Rica ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Villa Rica and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Austell   [Map]   7,215   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bremen   [Map]   6,428   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   26,815   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chattahoochee Hills   [Map]   2,903   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dallas   [Map]   13,237   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Douglasville   [Map]   33,675   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Villa Rica.

Communities Also Named Villa Rica ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Villa Rica - they are located in and Florida (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Villa Rica. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Villa Rica.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Villa Rica. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Carroll County

About Georgia

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:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Villa Rica.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Villa Rica - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Of the area codes for Villa Rica, area code (470, 678) is an overlay. For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Villa Rica.

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Villa Rica. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Villa Rica) 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 Villa Rica. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Villa Rica

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Villa Rica. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7310, Longitude: -84.9169     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Villa Rica have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Villa Rica.


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