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Overview

Introduction to Conyers, Georgia

Conyers, Georgia, in Rockdale county, is 22 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is part of the Atlanta metropolitan statistical area.

Conyers History

The present day city of Conyers was originally inhabited by Native Americans. The area was first settled in by Europeans around 1820. A blacksmith named John Holcomb was the first European settler of Conyers. The city was named after Dr. John Conyers, who sold his land to the Georgia Railroad for the construction of a train depot. The railroad began operating around 1845 and Conyers was incorporated in 1854. It became the county seat in 1870.

Conyers and nearby Attractions

  • Black Shoals Park
  • Monastery of the Holy Ghost
  • Johnson Park
  • Old Jail Museum
  • Lewis Vaughn Botanical Gardens
  • Zoo Atlanta Playspace

Things To Do In Conyers

While staying at Conyers, golfers, horse lovers and mountain bike enthusiasts can visit the Georgia International Horse Park to spend a day. You can also spend your leisure time at the various shops and historical sites of Olde Town Conyers. The city also includes a conservation park, the Panola Mountain State Park. In addition, you can visit the Big Haynes Creek Nature Center, Randy Poynter Lake at Black Shoals Park, the Covered Wooden Bridge or South Hicks Circle Park. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Conyers Village Shopping Center.

Conyers Transportation

Air transportation is available from William B. Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport.

Conyers Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are provided by Georgia Perimeter College, Gwinnett Technical College and Georgia State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,682
Male Share of the Population44.8%
Female Share of the Population55.2%
Senior Citizens10.7%
Employed Population 16+6,050
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married29.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.6%
Median Earnings25+$30,000
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,279
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,648

Wealth

Median Family Income$37,597
% Above Poverty Level68.4%
% Below Poverty Level31.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone30.5%
Median Gross Rent$876
Median House Value$102,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)76.3%
West Indian5.8%
Jamaican4.8%
Irish3.5%
English2.6%
German2%
Scottish0.7%
Russian0.5%
African0.4%
French Except Basque0.4%
Trinidad Tobago0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Welsh0.2%
British0.2%
Italian0.2%
Polish0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Arab0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Austrian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Greek0.1%
Swedish0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Belizean0.1%
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Conyers Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockdale County
Standard Zip Codes30012, 30013, 30094
Phone Area Codes470,678,770
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.66
Approximate Longitude-84.01

Conyers Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCOVINGTON
Distance7.5 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip49.1 inches
StationWINDER 1 SSE
Distance27.9 miles
Jan Temp31 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp49 to 71 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches
StationU OF GA PLANT SCI FARM
Distance31.1 miles
Jan Temp32 to 52 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip50 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Covington13,667$45,579
Jersey143$0
Lithonia2,093$37,500
Oxford2,100$46,250
Porterdale1,633$39,405
Stone Mountain6,102$42,391

Conyers Public Libraries

Conyers-rockdale Library System
864 GREEN STREET
Conyers, Georgia
(770) 388-5040

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Conyers Hospitals

Rockdale Hospital And Health System
(Proprietary)
1412 Milstead Avenue Ne

Conyers Public Schools

Conyers Middle School
400 Sigman Rd Nw
ZIP: 30012
(770) 483-3371
Middle
Total Enrollment 859
Hicks Elementary School
1300 Pine Log Rd Ne
ZIP: 30012
(770) 483-4410
Primary
Total Enrollment 1019
House Elementary School
2930 Highway 20 Ne
ZIP: 30012
(770) 483-9504
Primary
Total Enrollment 675
Pine Street Elementary School
960 Pine St Ne
ZIP: 30012
(770) 483-8713
Primary
Total Enrollment 630
Rockdale County High School
1174 Bulldog Cir Ne
ZIP: 30012
(770) 483-8754
High
Total Enrollment 1998
Rockdale Rydc
2165 Chambers Dr Nw
ZIP: 30012
(706) 785-2496
Other
Total Enrollment 8
Flat Shoals Elementary School
1455 Flat Shoals Rd Se
ZIP: 30013
(770) 483-5136
Primary
Total Enrollment 736
Hightower Trail Elementary School
2510 Highway 138 Ne
ZIP: 30013
(770) 388-0751
Primary
Total Enrollment 689
Memorial Middle School
3205 Underwood Rd Se
ZIP: 30013
(770) 922-0139
Middle
Total Enrollment 950
Peek's Chapel Elementary
2800 Avalon Pkwy
ZIP: 30013
(770) 761-1842
Primary
Total Enrollment 636
Salem High School
3551 Underwood Rd Se
ZIP: 30013
(770) 929-0176
High
Total Enrollment 1370
Barksdale Elementary School
596 Oglesby Bridge Rd Se
ZIP: 30094
(770) 483-9514
Primary
Total Enrollment 584
Edwards Middle School
2633 Stanton Rd Se
ZIP: 30094
(770) 483-3255
Middle
Total Enrollment 885
Heritage High School
2400 Granade Rd Sw
ZIP: 30094
(770) 483-5428
High
Total Enrollment 1814
Honey Creek Elementary School
700 Honey Creek Rd Se
ZIP: 30094
(770) 483-5706
Primary
Total Enrollment 596
Shoal Creek Elementary School
1300 Mcwilliams Rd Sw
ZIP: 30094
(770) 929-1430
Primary
Total Enrollment 718
Sims Elementary School
1821 Walker Rd Sw
ZIP: 30094
(770) 922-0666
Primary
Total Enrollment 551

Conyers Private Schools

Conyers Apostolic Christian School
1882 Irwin Bridge Rd Nw
ZIP: 30012
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 26
Excel Christian Academy
1825 Highway 138 Ne
ZIP: 30013
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 38
Peachtree Academy Primary School
1801 Ellington Rd Se
ZIP: 30013
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 262
Victory Christian School
1151 Flat Shoals Rd Se
ZIP: 30013
Elementary
Total Enrollment 78
Young Americans Christian School
1701 Honey Creek Rd Se
ZIP: 30013
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 547
Eastminster School
2450 Lennox Rd Se
ZIP: 30094
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 158
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