Preston, Georgia

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Preston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles SE of Columbus, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 116 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
County Webster
Standard Zip Codes 31824
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.065
Longitude -84.537

Preston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station LUMPKIN 2 SE
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 52 inches
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Preston Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 453 100%
Male 214 47.2%
Female 239 52.8%
Under 18 111 24.5%
18+ 342 75.5%
65+ 82 18.1%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 2.93
White 307 67.8%
African-American 128 28.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 16 3.5%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 3.8%

Estimated Preston Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 438
Growth -15
Growth % -3.3%

Preston 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) 36.2%
US/American 29.7%
English 11%
Irish 10.4%
German 9.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Dutch 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Preston 453 $37,083
Buena Vista 1,664 $21,738
Ellaville 1,609 $33,409
Lumpkin 1,369 $27,321
Parrott 156 $28,750
Plains 637 $29,375
Richland 1,794 $29,423
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