Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia

Gainesville: County seat of Hall County, Georgia, United States


Gainesville is a city located in the county of Hall in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 33,804 and a population density of 374 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 44,213 inhabitants.

The city was created 205 years ago in 1817.

Quick Facts about Gainesville

Population : 44,213 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Hall County
Phone Area Codes : 770
Area : 90.42 km2
Official name : Gainesville
Altitude : 1,250 feet / 381 meters
Capital city : Gainesville is capital of Hall County
Establishment : January 01, 1818 (205 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00, UTC−04:00
Local time : 01:06:00 (9th February 2023)
Postal code : 30501
Density : 489 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 23.54% (2010-2020)
Gainesville locator map
Location of Gainesville on Georgia map.
Hall County Georgia Courthouse image
Hall County Georgia Courthouse
Hall County Georgia Courthouse image


Gainesville is located at 34°17'52"N 83°49'27"W (34.2978800, -83.8240700).

Gainesville map


The population of Gainesville increased by 23.54% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1860 344 -
2010 33,804 98.98% census
2011 34,374 1.66% estimation process
2012 34,691 0.91% estimation process
2013 35,257 1.61% estimation process
2014 36,006 2.08% estimation process
2015 36,849 2.29% estimation process
2016 38,214 3.57% estimation process
2017 40,366 5.33% estimation process
2018 41,350 2.38% estimation process
2019 43,232 4.35% estimation process
2020 44,213 2.22% estimation process

Gainesville zip code is 30501. County name: Hall, County fips: 13139

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People born in Gainesville (44)

People born in Gainesville, including actor Sung Kang, politician B. Frank Whelchel, businessman and politician Bert Lance, .


  • Casey Cagle (American politician) he was born in 12/01/1966
  • Tommy Aaron (American golfer, PGA Tour member) he was born in 22/02/1937
  • Doug Collins (Member of the US House of Representatives from Georgia) he was born in 16/08/1966
  • Micah Owings (American baseball player) he was born in 28/09/1982
  • Chan Gailey (American college football player, college football coach, professional football coach) he was born in 05/01/1952
  • Sharaud Curry (American basketball player) he was born in 16/05/1987
  • Tasha Humphrey (American basketball player) she was born in 29/12/1985
  • Alexander R. Nininger (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 20/10/1918
  • Alf Anderson (American baseball player) he was born in 28/01/1914
  • Billy Martin (Player of American football (1942-2018)) he was born in 27/10/1942
  • Corey Hulsey (American football guard who is currently a free agent.) he was born in 26/07/1977
  • Henry Crowder (American musician) he was born in 01/01/1890
  • J. Robert Elliott (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1910
  • Jessie Woodrow Wilson Sayre (American presidential daughter and activist (1887-1933)) she was born in 28/08/1887
  • Jody Davis (American baseball player) he was born in 12/11/1956
  • John Jarrard (songwriter) he was born in 07/05/1953
  • John Pearce (American actor (1927-2000)) he was born in 27/11/1927
  • Lewis A. Massey (American politician) he was born in 20/07/1962

Schools in Gainesville

College & universities near Gainesville, GA

Code Name City ZIP
139199 Brenau University Gainesville (GA) 30501-3668

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gainesville, GA

Code Name Address Type
GNS Gainesville 116 Industrial Boulevard RAIL
TCA Toccoa 47 North Alexander St. RAIL
ATL Peachtree Station 1688 Peachtree Street, NW RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Gainesville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gainesvill Post Office Gainesville (GA) 30501

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Hall County

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

City Name Population Title
Flowery Branch 8,778 City in Hall County, Georgia, United States of America
Oakwood 4,305 City in Hall County, Georgia, United States
Lula 3,016 City in Banks and Hall Counties, Georgia, United States
Clermont 1,099 Town in Hall County, Georgia, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Gainesville distances to largest Georgia cities