Between, Georgia

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Between, Georgia
Location in Walton County and the state of Georgia
Location in Walton County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°48′50″N 83°48′33″W / 33.81389°N 83.80917°W / 33.81389; -83.80917Coordinates: 33°48′50″N 83°48′33″W / 33.81389°N 83.80917°W / 33.81389; -83.80917
Country United States
State Georgia
County Walton
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 961 ft (293 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 296
 • Density 164.4/sq mi (67.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30655
Area code(s) 470/678/770
FIPS code 13-07640[1]
GNIS feature ID 0311261[2]

Between is a town in Walton County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 296.[3]

Meaning of the name[edit]

The town is called Between because it is between two of Georgia's largest cities — Atlanta and Athens are exactly the same distance to Between. It is also between Walton County's two largest cities, Loganville and Monroe.[4]


Between is located at 33°48′50″N 83°48′33″W / 33.81389°N 83.80917°W / 33.81389; -83.80917 (33.813956, -83.809170).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 148 people, 61 households, and 42 families residing in the town. The population density was 170.4 people per square mile (65.7/km²). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 72.5 per square mile (28.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.62% White and 3.38% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population. A translation of these percentages means that there was 4.66 African Americans and one Hispanic/Latino person living in the census area.

There were 61 households out of which 23.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 12.2% from 18 to 24, 21.6% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 117.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $52,222, and the median income for a family was $52,292. Males had a median income of $41,875 versus $24,688 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,115. There were 12.2% of families and 8.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 12.8% of under eighteens and 16.7% of those over 64.

The 2010 census data reveals that the Town of Between is growing in population and is now 4th of 7 incorporated cities in Walton County, GA with a total population of 296. The specifics are as follows; Sex- Male 48.3%, Female 51.6% Age- 0-4 10%, 5-17 20.6%, 18-64 59.8%, 65+ 9.5% Race- African-American 7.4%, Hispanic 3.3%, White 90.8%


  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. ^ Watson, Stephanie; Lisa Wojna (2008). Weird, Wacky, and Wild Georgia Trivia. Blue Bike Books. p. 59. ISBN 978-1-897278-44-4. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.