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Welcome to Waltertown (aka 'Watertown') ...

Waltertown is located in Ware County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waltertown has a population of 4,115 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Waltertown has also been called Watertown.

Waltertown is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Waltertown is within the boundaries of the (912) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waltertown had an population of 4,115 people. This is an increase of 0.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waltertown had a population of 4,111 people (which is 11.32% of the total population of Ware County).

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

With a 2010 count of 4,111 people, the population of Waltertown increased 2.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,030 people).

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

Communities near Waltertown ...

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

  • Waycross [Ware County]
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    • Waycross [Ware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Waltertown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,466 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waycross
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waycross<6>
  • Blackshear [Pierce County]
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    • Blackshear [Pierce County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Waltertown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,523 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackshear<6>
  • Alma [Bacon County]
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    • Alma [Bacon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Waltertown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,336 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma<6>
  • Guysie [Bacon County]
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    • Guysie [Bacon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Waltertown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,226 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guysie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ruskin [Ware County]
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      • Ruskin [Ware County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Waltertown
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,203 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruskin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Patterson [Pierce County]
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      • Patterson [Pierce County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Waltertown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 758 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patterson<6>
    • Hoboken [Brantley County]
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      • Hoboken [Brantley County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Waltertown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 541 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoboken<6>
    • Offerman [Pierce County]
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      • Offerman [Pierce County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Waltertown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 438 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Offerman<6>
    • Deenwood [Ware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deenwood
      • Deenwood [Ware County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Waltertown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sunnyside [Ware County]
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      • Sunnyside [Ware County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Waltertown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunnyside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Waltertown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Waltertown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waltertown ...

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

Adding Waltertown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Waltertown 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 Waltertown was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1895.

We also found Waltertown on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Ware County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ware County: www.warecounty.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 Ware, 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 have 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 Waltertown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waltertown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waltertown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waltertown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2997, Longitude: -82.4024       In this case, the coordinates for Waltertown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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