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Welcome to Woodstock ...

The city of Woodstock is located in Cherokee County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Woodstock, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1832.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Woodstock has a population of 33,113 people<2> (see below for details).

Woodstock is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Woodstock, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Woodstock is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP codes for Woodstock: 30188-30189<5>

Websites for Woodstock ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Woodstock had an population of 33,113 people. This is an increase of 38.57% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Woodstock had a population of 23,896 people (or 11.15% of the total population of Cherokee County). This makes Woodstock the county's most populous community.

The population of Woodstock represents 0.25% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 31st most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Woodstock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Georgia communities named Woodstock: This one is located in Cherokee County and the other is located in Charlton County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 40 communities that are also named Woodstock - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Woodstock ...

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

  • Roswell
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Johns Creek
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns Creek
    • Johns Creek is located in Fulton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,192 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek <6>
  • Alpharetta
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Marietta
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Smyrna
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Brookhaven
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven is located in DeKalb County
  • Dunwoody West
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
    • Dunwoody West is located in DeKalb County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
  • Peachtree Corners
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Milton
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Kennesaw
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw
    • Kennesaw is located in Cobb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,712 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennesaw <6>

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodstock ...

Looking for more information about Woodstock? 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 Woodstock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Woodstock.

Adding Woodstock to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Woodstock 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 Woodstock was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Woodstock post office opened in 1832.

We also found Woodstock in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Woodstock.

The official website for Woodstock:

The official website for Cherokee County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Cherokee, 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 Woodstock.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woodstock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Woodstock, 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 Woodstock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Woodstock or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Woodstock includes: 30188 & 30189.
<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.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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