Claxton, Evans County, Georgia

Claxton: County seat in Evans County, Georgia, USA

About

Claxton is a city located in the county of Evans in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,746 and a population density of 605 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,216 inhabitants.

The city was created 132 years ago in 1889.

Quick Facts about Claxton

Population : 2,216 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Evans County
Phone Area Codes : 912
Area : 4.54 km2
Altitude : 13 feet / 4 meters
Capital city : Claxton is capital of Evans County
Establishment : January 01, 1890 (132 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:51:48 (6th December 2022)
Postal code : 30417
Density : 488 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -23.92% (2010-2020)
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Location of Claxton on Georgia map.
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Geography

Claxton is located at 32°9'42"N 81°54'14"W (32.1615800, -81.9040000).

Claxton map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Claxton decreased by 23.92% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,746 - census
2011 2,357 -16.5% estimation process
2012 2,288 -3.02% estimation process
2013 2,308 0.87% estimation process
2014 2,302 -0.26% estimation process
2015 2,261 -1.81% estimation process
2016 2,238 -1.03% estimation process
2017 2,248 0.44% estimation process
2018 2,223 -1.12% estimation process
2019 2,204 -0.86% estimation process
2020 2,216 0.54% estimation process

Claxton zip code is 30417. County name: Evans, County fips: 13109

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People born in Claxton (6)

People born in Claxton, including FBI executive Cartha DeLoach, physician Curtis G. Hames, writer/Director/Producer James Kicklighter, .

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Schools in Claxton

College & universities near Claxton, GA

Code Name City ZIP
366465 Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro (GA) 30458

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Claxton, GA

Code Name Address Type
JSP Jesup 176 Northwest Broad Street RAIL
SAV Savannah 2611 Seaboard Coastline Drive RAIL
YEM Yemassee 9 Main Street RAIL

Post offices near Claxton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Claxton Post Office Claxton (GA) 30417

Other cities in Evans County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Evans County , GA.

City Name Population Title
Hagan 953 City in Evans County, Georgia, United States
Daisy 140 City in Evans County, Georgia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Claxton distances to largest Georgia cities