Alston, Georgia

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Alston, Georgia
Location in Montgomery County and the state of Georgia
Location in Montgomery County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 32°4′49″N 82°28′42″W / 32.08028°N 82.47833°W / 32.08028; -82.47833Coordinates: 32°4′49″N 82°28′42″W / 32.08028°N 82.47833°W / 32.08028; -82.47833
Country United States
State Georgia
County Montgomery
 • Total 2.9 sq mi (7.4 km2)
 • Land 2.9 sq mi (7.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 230 ft (70 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 159
 • Density 54.8/sq mi (21.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30412
Area code(s) 912
FIPS code 13-01808[1]
GNIS feature ID 0331031[2]

Alston is a town in Montgomery County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 159.[3] It is part of the Vidalia Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Alston is located at 32°04′49″N 82°28′42″W / 32.080405°N 82.478460°W / 32.080405; -82.478460.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km2), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 159 people, 63 households, and 44 families residing in the town. The population density was 55.5 people per square mile (21.5/km²). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 25.2 per square mile (9.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 86.79% White and 13.21% African American.

There were 63 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.7% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,250, and the median income for a family was $48,500. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,110. About 4.0% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 6.3% of those sixty five or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
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  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.