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Welcome to Georgetown ...

The village of Georgetown is located in Brown County<1> and is the County Seat for Brown County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Georgetown has a population of 4,246 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Georgetown is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Georgetown had an population of 4,246 people. This is a decrease of 1.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Georgetown had a population of 4,331 people (which is 9.66% of the total population of Brown County). This makes Georgetown the county's most populous community.

The population of Georgetown represents 0.04% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 269th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,331 people, the population of Georgetown increased 17.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,691 people).

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

Communities Also Named Georgetown ...

While we believe that this Georgetown is located in Brown County, we know of another 8 Ohio communities named Georgetown. Those communities are located in the following counties: Fayette, Guernsey, Harrison, Muskingum, Portage, Preble, Warren and Wayne County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 109 communities that are also named Georgetown - they are located in Alabama (5), Alaska, Alberta, Arkansas (3), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (3), Indiana (6), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine (2), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador (3), North Carolina (6), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (8), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7), Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia (4), Washington, West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Georgetown ...

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

  • Maysville [Mason County]
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    • Maysville [Mason County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Georgetown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,683 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maysville<6>
  • Mount Orab [Brown County]
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    • Mount Orab [Brown County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Georgetown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,422 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Orab have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Orab
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Orab<6>
  • West Union [Adams County]
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    • West Union [Adams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Georgetown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,147 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Union<6>
  • Bethel [Clermont County]
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    • Bethel [Clermont County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Georgetown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,825 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Williamsburg [Clermont County]
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      • Williamsburg [Clermont County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Georgetown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg<6>
    • Ripley [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
      • Ripley [Brown County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Georgetown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,696 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<6>
    • Aberdeen [Brown County]
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      • Aberdeen [Brown County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Georgetown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,609 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<6>
    • Augusta [Bracken County]
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      • Augusta [Bracken County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Georgetown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,142 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Augusta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Augusta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Augusta<6>
    • Sardinia [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardinia
      • Sardinia [Brown County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Georgetown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,138 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardinia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardinia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardinia<6>
    • Winchester [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Adams County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Georgetown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,002 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<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 Georgetown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Georgetown.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Georgetown. Our list includes 23 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Georgetown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Georgetown ...

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

Adding Georgetown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Georgetown on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Ohio

About Brown County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Brown, 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 Georgetown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Georgetown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Georgetown) 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 Georgetown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GeorgetownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Georgetown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8694, Longitude: -83.8988       In this case, the coordinates for Georgetown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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