Upson County, Georgia

Upson County: County in Georgia, United States


Upson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,153 and a population density of 32 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 26,527 inhabitants. Its county seat is Thomaston. The county was created 198 years ago in 1824.

Quick Facts about Upson County

Population : 26,527 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Upton County
Area : 849 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.3%
Land as percent of area : 98.7%
Named for : Stephen Upson
Altitude : 751 feet / 229 meters
Capital : Thomaston
Establishment : December 12, 1824
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:30:27 (29th January 2023)
Density : 31 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.36% (2010-2020)
Upson County locator map
Location of Upson County on Georgia map.
Upsom County Georgia Courthouse image
Upsom County Georgia Courthouse
Upsom County Georgia Courthouse image


Upson County is located at 32°52'53"N 84°17'58"W (32.8812700, -84.2993400). It has 7 neighbors: Crawford County, Lamar County, Meriwether County, Monroe County, Pike County, Talbot County and Taylor County.

Upson County map

The largest city of Upson County is Thomaston with a population of 8,770. . See all Upson County cities & populated places.

Upson County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Upson County.

City Name Population Title
Thomaston 8,770 City in Upson County, Georgia, United States of America
Hannahs Mill 3,298 Census designated place
Yatesville 360 Town in Upson County, Georgia, United States

Upson County has 7 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Upson County decreased by 2.36% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 27,153 - census
2011 26,920 -0.87% estimation process
2012 26,562 -1.35% estimation process
2013 26,421 -0.53% estimation process
2014 26,161 -0.99% estimation process
2015 26,231 0.27% estimation process
2016 26,245 0.05% estimation process
2017 26,201 -0.17% estimation process
2018 26,185 -0.06% estimation process
2019 26,320 0.51% estimation process
2020 26,527 0.78% estimation process

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People born in Upson County (5)

People born in Upson County, including politician John Brown Gordon, politician James E. Cobb, politician James L. Bentley, .


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