Dixie, Brooks County, Georgia

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Dixie, Georgia
Dixie Post Office
Dixie Post Office
Dixie, Georgia is located in Georgia
Dixie, Georgia
Dixie, Georgia
Coordinates: 30°47′09″N 83°39′52″W / 30.78583°N 83.66444°W / 30.78583; -83.66444Coordinates: 30°47′09″N 83°39′52″W / 30.78583°N 83.66444°W / 30.78583; -83.66444
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyBrooks
Elevation
167 ft (51 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total121
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
31629
Area code229
GNIS feature ID355505[1]

Dixie is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Brooks County, Georgia, United States. Dixie is located near U.S. Route 84, 6.2 miles (10.0 km) west of Quitman. Dixie has a post office with ZIP code 31629.[2][3]

It was first listed as a CDP in the 2020 census with a population of 121.[4]

History[edit]

Dixie had its start in 1861 when the railroad was extended to that point.[5] The community was named from Dixie, a nickname for the southeastern United States.[5] A post office called Dixie has been in operation since 1879.[6] The Georgia General Assembly incorporated the place in 1908 as the "Town of Dixie".[7] The town's municipal charter was dissolved in 1995.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020121
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2020[9]

2020 census[edit]

Dixie CDP, Georgia – Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2020[9] % 2020
White alone (NH) 104 85.95%
Black or African American alone (NH) 9 7.44%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 0 0.00%
Asian alone (NH) 0 0.00%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 0 0.00%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 1 0.83%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 4 3.31%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 3 2.48%
Total 121 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dixie". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior.
  2. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
  4. ^ "Dixie CDP, Georgia". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 7, 2022.
  5. ^ a b c Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 62. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  6. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  7. ^ Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia. State printer. 1908. p. 593.
  8. ^ "Decennial Census of Population and Housing by Decades". US Census Bureau.
  9. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE – 2020: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) – Dixie CDP, Georgia". United States Census Bureau.