According to growtheology, Georgiana, Alabama is a small town located in the heart of Butler County. It has a population of 1,472 people and covers an area of 5.6 square miles. The town was founded in 1819 and named after George Washington’s daughter, Georgiana Washington Campbell.
The main industries in Georgiana are agriculture and manufacturing, including furniture and lumber products. The town is home to several historic sites and attractions including the Butler County Courthouse, which was built in 1873; the Old Town Hall; and the Old Georgiana Cemetery where many of the town’s early settlers are buried.
The town holds an annual celebration called “Old Georgiana Days” which features live entertainment, food vendors, a car show, carnival rides, antique fairs and more. It is also home to many churches including First Presbyterian Church (established in 1820) as well as St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (established in 1843).
According to homethodology.com, Georgiana is known for its friendly people and Southern charm. It has a rich history that can be seen throughout its streets with old buildings that have been restored to their former glory. The downtown area has been revitalized with new businesses moving into the area offering unique restaurants, shops, boutiques and galleries for visitors to explore.
The town is also home to several parks including Nellie Park which offers picnic areas, playgrounds and walking trails as well as a swimming pool for summertime fun. There are also two golf courses nearby so you can hit some balls while enjoying the beautiful scenery of this rural community.
If you’re looking for outdoor adventure then Georgiana has plenty to offer with fishing spots along Lake Jackson or hunting opportunities on nearby wildlife management areas like Little Creek WMA or Conecuh National Forest just outside of town limits. With its close proximity to Mobile Bay there are plenty of opportunities for boating activities too!
Georgiana truly has something for everyone – whether you’re looking for a quiet weekend away from it all or an active outdoor lifestyle – it has something here just waiting to be explored.
Population: 1,737. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,636 (-5.8% change)
Males: 764 (44.0%), Females: 973 (56.0%)
Zip code: 36033
Median resident age: 40.1 years
Median household income: $17,014
Median house value: $41,300
Races in Georgiana:
- Black (61.8%)
- White Non-Hispanic (37.2%)
- American Indian (0.6%)
- Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestries: United States (10.7%), English (4.7%), Irish (2.0%), German (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).
Elevation: 292 feet
Land area: 6.3 square miles
For population 25 years and over in Georgiana
- High school or higher: 59.7%
- Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.9%
- Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
- Unemployed: 15.1%
- Mean travel time to work: 28.3 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Georgiana town
- Never married: 24.9%
- Now married: 42.3%
- Separated: 4.6%
- Widowed: 16.9%
- Divorced: 11.3%
0.7% Foreign born
Population change in the 1990s: -192 (-10.0%).
Hospital/medical center in Georgiana:
- GEORGIANA HOSP (515 MIRANDA ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Georgiana:
- L V STABLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; GREENVILLE, AL)
- EVERGREEN MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; EVERGREEN, AL)
- ANDALUSIA REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; ANDALUSIA, AL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Georgiana:
- MONTGOMERY RGNL (DANNELLY FIELD) (about 52 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Abbreviation: MGM)
- HURLBURT FIELD (about 85 miles; MARY ESTHER, FL; Abbreviation: HRT)
- PENSACOLA REGIONAL (about 87 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Abbreviation: PNS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Georgiana:
- MAC CRENSHAW MEMORIAL (about 17 miles; GREENVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: PRN)
- FORT DEPOSIT-LOWNDES COUNTY (about 25 miles; FORT DEPOSIT, AL; Abbreviation: 67A)
- MIDDLETON FIELD (about 27 miles; EVERGREEN, AL; Abbreviation: GZH)
Colleges and Universities
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Georgiana:
- AUBURN UNIVERSITY-MONTGOMERY (about 55 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,677)
- TROY STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 55 miles; TROY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 9,143)
- COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE AIR FORCE (about 58 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 126,963)
- ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,359)
- FAULKNER UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,283)
- OKALOOSA-WALTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 81 miles; NICEVILLE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,374)
- THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA (about 84 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,282)
Public high school in Georgiana:
- GEORGIANA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 225 PATTERSON AVE; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Georgiana:
- RL AUSTIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 387 N PALMER AVE; Grades: KG – 06)