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Welcome to Villa Rica ...

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Villa Rica, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

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

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).

Area Codes for Villa Rica: (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 (which is 10.54% of the total population of Douglas 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.

Communities Also Named Villa Rica ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Georgia communities named Villa Rica: This one is located in Douglas County and the other is located in Carroll County.

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
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton is located in Fulton County
  • Douglasville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Carrollton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Powder Springs
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Powder Springs Chase
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powder Springs Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powder Springs Chase
    • Powder Springs Chase is located in Cobb County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,758 people
  • Dallas
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallas
    • Dallas is located in Paulding County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,388 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas <6>
  • Country Acres
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Country Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Country Acres
    • Country Acres is located in Paulding County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 8,545 people
  • Flowers Estates
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowers Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowers Estates
    • Flowers Estates is located in Douglas County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,325 people
  • Austell
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Bremen
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)

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.

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Villa Rica was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Villa Rica.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Douglas, 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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