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Whitesburg, Georgia

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Welcome to Whitesburg ...

The city of Whitesburg is located in Carroll County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Whitesburg has a population of 604 people<1> (see below for details).

Whitesburg is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Whitesburg is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<3>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP code for Whitesburg: 30185<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Whitesburg had a population of 588 people. This makes Whitesburg the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 588 people, the population of Whitesburg decreased 1.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 596 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Whitesburg had an population of 604 people. This is an increase of 2.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.34% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Whitesburg ...

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

Community   2016
Bowdon   [Map]   2,097   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   26,562   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Chattahoochee Hills   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fairburn   [Map]   14,182   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Grantville   [Map]   3,202   S   18 miles [29 km]
Newnan   [Map]   37,912   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Whitesburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Whitesburg - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

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 Whitesburg. 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 Whitesburg. 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 Whitesburg.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Whitesburg:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitesburg ...

Looking for more information about Whitesburg? 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 Whitesburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Whitesburg.

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) Whitesburg. 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.

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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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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.

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Footnotes ...

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

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

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

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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 Whitesburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Whitesburg 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 Whitesburg. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Whitesburg) 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 Whitesburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Whitesburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitesburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4928, Longitude: -84.9137     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whitesburg 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 Whitesburg.