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Welcome to Yorkville ...

Yorkville is located in Paulding County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Yorkville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1878.

Yorkville is 1,360 feet [415 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Yorkville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 14 communities that are also named Yorkville - they are located in California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York (2), Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Yorkville ...

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

  • Douglasville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Villa Rica
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Powder Springs
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Powder Springs Chase
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powder Springs Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powder Springs Chase
    • Powder Springs Chase is located in Cobb County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,758 people
  • Dallas
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallas
    • Dallas is located in Paulding County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,388 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas <5>
  • Ligon ‑ Historic
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ligon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ligon
    • Ligon is located in Bartow County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,810 people
  • Cedartown
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • Country Acres
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Country Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Country Acres
    • Country Acres is located in Paulding County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 8,545 people
  • Bremen
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Temple
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yorkville ...

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

Adding Yorkville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Yorkville 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 Yorkville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Yorkville post office opened in 1878.

We also found Yorkville on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1885.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Yorkville.

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

The official website for Paulding County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Paulding, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yorkville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Yorkville, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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