dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Milledgeville, Georgia

Milledgeville, Georgia, in Baldwin county, is 28 miles NE of Macon, Georgia and 81 miles SE of Atlanta, Georgia.

Milledgeville History

The present day city of Milledgeville was named in the honor of John Milledge, the Georgia Governor. Due to its central location in the beginning of the 19th century, the city was laid as the new capital of Georgia. In fact, the city served as the capital from 1804 to 1868.

Milledgeville and nearby Attractions

  • Lockerly Arboretum
  • Lake Sinclair
  • Central State Hospital Museum
  • Andalusia Farm
  • Old Governor's Mansion
  • Hamburg State Park

Things To Do In Milledgeville

During your stay in Milledgeville, you can visit the Lockerly Arboretum and the Bartram Forest. The Georgia Antebellum Capitol Museum, the Old Governors Mansion, Olive Forge Herb Garden and the Central State Hospital Museum are also worth visiting. You can enjoy boating and fishing on Lake Sinclair. Shopping facilities are offered by the Hatcher Square Mall Shopping Center and the Town and Country Shopping Center.

Milledgeville Transportation

Middle Georgia Regional Airport is the nearest airport.

Milledgeville Higher Education

Georgia College and State University and Georgia Military College are both located inside the city.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,146
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens12.5%
Employed Population 16+5,836
Age of the Population27

Families

% of people married21.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.3%
Median Earnings25+$25,795
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,280

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,272
% Above Poverty Level56.7%
% Below Poverty Level43.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone40.2%
Median Gross Rent$683
Median House Value$112,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)58.2%
Irish6.1%
English4%
German4%
Italian2.5%
Scottish1.2%
African1.2%
French Except Basque1.1%
Polish0.7%
Swiss0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Arab0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Czech0.3%
Russian0.3%
Lebanese0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Jordanian0.2%
British0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Belizean0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
+ Show More

Milledgeville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Baldwin County
Standard Zip Codes31061
P.O. Box Zip Codes31059
Company Zip Codes31062
Phone Area Codes478
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.08
Approximate Longitude-83.3

Milledgeville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMILLEDGEVILLE
Distance1.1 miles
Jan Temp31 to 57 F
Apr Temp46 to 77 F
Jul Temp68 to 93 F
Oct Temp48 to 77 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches
StationSANDERSVILLE
Distance26.3 miles
Jan Temp34 to 56 F
Apr Temp49 to 75 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp51 to 76 F
Annual Precip46.4 inches
StationSILOAM 3 N
Distance38.1 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 92 F
Oct Temp50 to 75 F
Annual Precip47 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Deepstep164$101,250
Gordon2,138$41,250
Gray3,281$82,781
Irwinton593$38,929
Ivey895$55,568
McIntyre774$33,750

Milledgeville Public Libraries

Twin Lakes Library System
151 SOUTH JEFFERSON STREET
Milledgeville, Georgia
(478) 452-0677

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Milledgeville Hospitals

Central State Hospital - Milledgeville
(Government - State)
Vinson Highway
(478) 445-4128
Regional Psychiatric Division - Central State
620 Broad Street
Oconee Regional Medical Center
821 N Cobb Street Post Office Box 690

Milledgeville Public Schools

Baldwin High School
155 Ga Highway 49 W
ZIP: 31061
(478) 453-6429
High
Total Enrollment 1278
Blandy Hills Elementary School
375 Blandy Rd Nw
ZIP: 31061
(478) 457-2495
Primary
Total Enrollment 778
Creekside Elementary School
372 Blandy Rd Nw
ZIP: 31061
(478) 457-3301
Primary
Total Enrollment 934
Eagle Ridge Elementary School
220 N Abc Dr
ZIP: 31061
(478) 457-2967
Primary
Total Enrollment 878
Midway Elementary School
101 Carl Vinson Rd Se
ZIP: 31061
(478) 457-2440
Primary
Total Enrollment 566
Oak Hill Ms
356 Blandy Rd Nw
ZIP: 31061
(478) 457-3370
Middle
Total Enrollment 1125

Milledgeville Private Schools

Ebla Academy
1943 N Jefferson St
ZIP: 31061
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 68
John Milledge Academy
197 Log Cabin Rd Ne
ZIP: 31061
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 496
Sinclair Christian Academy
102 Airport Rd Ne
ZIP: 31061
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 124
Sources :
Additional Details
Milledgeville Colleges
Milledgeville colleges and trade schools.
Study Online in Milledgeville
Additional Resources
Info for Milledgeville Government Officials


Are you an official in the Milledgeville government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.