Damascus, Georgia

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Damascus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles SW of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 170 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
County Early
Standard Zip Codes 39841
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.298
Longitude -84.718

Damascus Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station COLQUITT 2 W
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 81 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
Distance 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches
Station CAMILLA 3 SE
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52.8 inches
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Damascus Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 277 100%
Male 134 48.4%
Female 143 51.6%
Under 18 84 30.3%
18+ 193 69.7%
65+ 33 11.9%
Median Age 33.6
Average Family Size 3.16
White 100 36.1%
African-American 176 63.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Damascus Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 265
Growth -12
Growth % -4.3%

Damascus 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) 69.6%
US/American 14.1%
Irish 10.5%
English 2.1%
German 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Damascus 277 $19,318
Arlington 1,602 $25,188
Blakely 5,696 $24,107
Bluffton 118 $45,000
Colquitt 1,939 $31,413
Leary 666 $28,942
Morgan 1,464 $32,500
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