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Welcome to Watkinsville ...
The city of Watkinsville is located in Oconee County<1> and is the County Seat for Oconee County.
The location of Watkinsville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Watkinsville has a population of 2,938 people<3> (see below for details).
Watkinsville is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Watkinsville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area Codes for Watkinsville: (470)<5>, (678) & (770)
The ZIP code for Watkinsville: 30677<6>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Watkinsville.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Watkinsville had an population of 2,938 people. This is an increase of 3.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 40.1% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Watkinsville had a population of 2,832 people (or 8.63% of the total population of Oconee County). This makes Watkinsville the county's most populous community.
The population of Watkinsville represents 0.03% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 188th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,832 people, the population of Watkinsville increased 35.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,097 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Watkinsville.
Communities Also Named Watkinsville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Watkinsville - they are located in Kentucky and Mississippi.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Watkinsville.
Communities near Watkinsville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Watkinsville.
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 Watkinsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Watkinsville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Watkinsville. 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 Watkinsville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Watkinsville. See our Newspapers Page for Watkinsville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Watkinsville ...
Looking for more information about Watkinsville? 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 Watkinsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Watkinsville.
Adding Watkinsville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Watkinsville 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 that we've found for Watkinsville was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1822.
We also found Watkinsville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Watkinsville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Watkinsville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Oconee County: www.oconeecounty.com/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 26 Mar 2023