Attapulgus, Georgia

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Attapulgus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NW of Tallahassee, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 170 miles W of Jacksonville, Florida
County Decatur
Standard Zip Codes 39815
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.748
Longitude -84.483

Attapulgus Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 62 F
Apr Temp 51 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 81 F
Annual Precip 55.4 inches
Station QUINCY 3 SSW
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 56.3 inches
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 64 F
Apr Temp 53 to 80 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 81 F
Annual Precip 63.2 inches
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Attapulgus Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 492 100%
Male 244 49.6%
Female 248 50.4%
Under 18 141 28.7%
18+ 351 71.3%
65+ 71 14.4%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.29
White 212 43.1%
African-American 246 50%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.4%
Other 20 4.1%
Mixed Race 12 2.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 39 7.9%

Estimated Attapulgus Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 481
Growth -11
Growth % -2.2%

Attapulgus Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 65.1%
US/American 14.8%
Irish 6.5%
Italian 3.1%
German 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
English 1%
Ukrainian 1%
Austrian 1%
Swedish 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Welsh 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Attapulgus 492 $29,167
Bainbridge 11,722 $30,557
Brinson 225 $31,250
Cairo 9,239 $30,352
Climax 297 $33,250
Whigham 631 $26,042
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