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Welcome to Whitesburg ...

The city of Whitesburg is located in Carroll County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Whitesburg has a population of 615 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Whitesburg.

Whitesburg is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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)<5>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP code for Whitesburg: 30185<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Whitesburg had an population of 615 people. This is an increase of 4.59% since the 2010 Census.

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

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

Adding Whitesburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Whitesburg 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 Whitesburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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.

Communities near Whitesburg ...

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

  • Smokey Acres [Coweta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smokey Acres
    • Smokey Acres [Coweta County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Whitesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 56,666 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smokey Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smokey Acres
  • Newnan [Coweta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newnan
    • Newnan [Coweta County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Whitesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,885 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newnan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newnan<8>
  • Carrollton [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
    • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Whitesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,450 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<8>
  • Fairburn [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairburn
    • Fairburn [Fulton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the east of Whitesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,136 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairburn<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Villa Rica [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villa Rica
      • Villa Rica [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the north of Whitesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,795 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villa Rica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Villa Rica<8>
    • Tyrone [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyrone
      • Tyrone [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Whitesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,718 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyrone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyrone<8>
    • Tyrone Acres [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyrone Acres
      • Tyrone Acres [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Whitesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,506 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrone Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyrone Acres
    • Temple [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Temple
      • Temple [Carroll County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Whitesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,044 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Temple
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Temple<8>
    • Palmetto [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmetto
      • Palmetto [Fulton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Whitesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,964 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmetto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmetto<8>
    • Corn Creek Cove [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corn Creek Cove
      • Corn Creek Cove [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Whitesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,683 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corn Creek Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corn Creek Cove

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 Whitesburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Whitesburg.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Whitesburg.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Whitesburg. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Whitesburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Whitesburg.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carroll County: www.carrollcountyga.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 Carroll, 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 Whitesburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitesburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Whitesburg, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>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).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Whitesburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WhitesburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitesburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4928, Longitude: -84.9137       In this case, the coordinates for Whitesburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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