Sylvester Worth County, Georgia

Sylvester: Human settlement in Worth County, Georgia, United States of America

About

Sylvester is a city located in the county of Worth in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,188. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,690 inhabitants.

The city was created 129 years ago in 1892.

Sylvester Quick Facts

Population : 5,690 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Worth County
Postal code : 31791
Phone Area Codes : 229
Water as percent of area : 0.65%
Land as percent of area : 99.35%
Altitude : 387 feet / 118 meters
Capital city : Sylvester is capital of Worth County
Establishment : January 01, 1893 (129 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 10:32:05 (28th January 2022)
Population growth : -8.75% (2010-2020)
Sylvester locator map
Location of Sylvester on Georgia map.
Sylvester City Hall image
Sylvester City Hall
Sylvester City Hall image

Geography

Sylvester is located at 31°31'51"N 83°50'13"W (31.5309200, -83.8369300).

Sylvester map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sylvester decreased by 8.75% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,188 - census
2011 6,205 0.27% estimation process
2012 6,136 -1.12% estimation process
2013 6,057 -1.3% estimation process
2014 6,051 -0.1% estimation process
2015 5,964 -1.46% estimation process
2016 5,951 -0.22% estimation process
2017 5,869 -1.4% estimation process
2018 5,747 -2.12% estimation process
2019 5,776 0.5% estimation process
2020 5,690 -1.51% estimation process

Sylvester zip code is 31791. County name: Worth, County fips: 13321

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Schools in Sylvester

College & universities near Sylvester, GA

Code Name City ZIP
138716 Albany State University Albany (GA) 31705

Post offices near Sylvester

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sylvester Post Office Sylvester (GA) 31791

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Sylvester , West Virginia human settlement in Boone County, West Virginia, United States of America with a population of 133 people.

Other cities in Worth County

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

City Name Population Title
Poulan 770 Human settlement in Worth County, Georgia, United States of America
Sumner 400 Town in Worth County, Georgia, United States
Warwick 384 Human settlement in Worth County, Georgia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Sylvester distances to largest Georgia cities