Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Georgia

Fitzgerald: City in Ben Hill and Irwin counties in Georgia, United States

About

Fitzgerald is a city located in the county of Ben Hill in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,053 and a population density of 385 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,615 inhabitants.

The city was created 127 years ago in 1894.

Quick Facts about Fitzgerald

Population : 8,615 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Ben Hill County
Postal code : 31750
Phone Area Codes : 229
Area : 23.51 km2
Altitude : 361 feet / 110 meters
Capital city : Fitzgerald is capital of Ben Hill County
Establishment : January 01, 1895 (127 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:50:00 (9th December 2022)
Density : 366 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.08% (2010-2020)
Fitzgerald locator map
Location of Fitzgerald on Georgia map.
Fitzgerald City Hall image
Fitzgerald City Hall
Fitzgerald City Hall image

Geography

Fitzgerald is located at 31°42'54"N 83°15'10"W (31.7149100, -83.2526500).

Fitzgerald map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fitzgerald decreased by 5.08% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,053 - census
2011 9,115 0.68% estimation process
2012 9,120 0.05% estimation process
2013 9,031 -0.99% estimation process
2014 9,031 0% estimation process
2015 8,975 -0.62% estimation process
2016 8,905 -0.79% estimation process
2017 8,785 -1.37% estimation process
2018 8,726 -0.68% estimation process
2019 8,662 -0.74% estimation process
2020 8,615 -0.55% estimation process

Fitzgerald zip code is 31750. County name: Ben Hill, County fips: 13017

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People born in Fitzgerald (16)

People born in Fitzgerald, including athletics competitor Forrest Towns, university professor and writer Frances Mayes, politician Wayne Dowdy, .

List

  • Neal Colzie (Player of American football (1953-2001)) he was born in 28/02/1954
  • Charlie Paulk (American basketball player) he was born in 14/06/1946
  • Abner Jay (American musician) he was born in 01/01/1921
  • Brainard Cheney (American writer) he was born in 03/06/1900
  • Mary Verner (American politician) she was born in 13/08/1956
  • Ray Davis (United States Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 13/01/1915
  • Morris B. Abram (American civil rights lawyer) he was born in 19/06/1918
  • John D. McMillan (American football, basketball, baseball coach) he was born in 27/01/1919
  • Charlie Stone (Florida State Representative) he was born in 12/01/1948
  • Jemea Thomas (American football player) he was born in 07/04/1990
  • Ulysses Davis (American artist) he was born in 01/01/1914
  • Eldin Burton (American composer and classical pianist) he was born in 26/10/1913
  • James M. Jay (biochemist) he was born in 12/09/1927

Schools in Fitzgerald

College & universities near Fitzgerald, GA

Code Name City ZIP
138558 Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Tifton (GA) 31793-2601

Post offices near Fitzgerald

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fitzgerald Post Office Fitzgerald (GA) 31750

Distance to Other Cities

Fitzgerald distances to largest Georgia cities