Folkston, Charlton County, Georgia

Folkston: City in Charlton County, Georgia, United States

About

Folkston is a city located in the county of Charlton in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,502 and a population density of 230 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,043 inhabitants.

The city was created 111 years ago in 1910.

Quick Facts about Folkston

Population : 5,043 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Charlton County
Postal code : 31537
Phone Area Codes : 912
Area : 10.9 km2
Altitude : 79 feet / 24 meters
Capital city : Folkston is capital of Charlton County
Establishment : January 01, 1911 (111 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:37:04 (9th December 2022)
Density : 463 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 50.39% (2010-2020)
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Location of Folkston on Georgia map.
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Geography

Folkston is located at 30°49'51"N 82°0'41"W (30.8309500, -82.0113100).

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Demographics

The population of Folkston increased by 50.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,502 - census
2011 5,484 54.38% estimation process
2012 5,443 -0.75% estimation process
2013 5,264 -3.4% estimation process
2014 5,245 -0.36% estimation process
2015 5,323 1.47% estimation process
2016 4,853 -9.68% estimation process
2017 4,700 -3.26% estimation process
2018 4,662 -0.82% estimation process
2019 5,037 7.44% estimation process
2020 5,043 0.12% estimation process

Folkston zip code is 31537. County name: Charlton, County fips: 13049

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People born in Folkston (8)

People born in Folkston, including football player, defensive back, cornerback Champ Bailey, politician John S. Gibson, football player Boss Bailey, .

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Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Folkston, GA

Code Name Address Type
JAX Jacksonville 3570 Clifford Lane RAIL
JSP Jesup 176 Northwest Broad Street RAIL
WDO Waldo, Florida 14648 NE 147th Avenue BUS

Post offices near Folkston

Post Office Name City ZIP
Folkston Post Office Folkston (GA) 31537

Other cities in Charlton County

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

City Name Population Title
Homeland 955 City in Charlton County, Georgia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Folkston distances to largest Georgia cities