Gumbranch, Georgia

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Gum Branch, Georgia
Gumbranch, Georgia
Gumbranch City Hall
Gumbranch City Hall
Location in Liberty County and the state of Georgia
Location in Liberty County and the state of Georgia
Gum Branch, Georgia is located in the United States
Gum Branch, Georgia
Gum Branch, Georgia
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 31°50′20″N 81°41′4″W / 31.83889°N 81.68444°W / 31.83889; -81.68444Coordinates: 31°50′20″N 81°41′4″W / 31.83889°N 81.68444°W / 31.83889; -81.68444
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Land0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
79 ft (24 m)
 • Total264
 • Estimate 
 • Density300/sq mi (130/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)912
FIPS code13-35800[2]
GNIS feature ID0331886[3]

Gumbranch, alternatively spelled Gum Branch, is a city in Liberty County, Georgia, United States. It is a part of the Hinesville-Fort Stewart metropolitan statistical area. The population was 273 at the 2000 census.


Gumbranch was incorporated on January 1, 1979.[4] While officially incorporated as "Gumbranch", the alternative spelling "Gum Branch" is often used, such as with the nearby Gum Branch Park and Gum Branch Baptist Church.[5][6]


Gumbranch is located at 31°50′20″N 81°41′4″W / 31.83889°N 81.68444°W / 31.83889; -81.68444 (31.838765, -81.684384).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), of which 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) is land and 1.23% is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016253[1]−4.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 264 people residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 91.7% White, 4.5% Black, 0.8% Native American, 0.4% Pacific Islander and 0.8% from two or more races. 1.9% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 273 people, 100 households, and 76 families residing in the city. The population density was 341.7 people per square mile (131.8/km²). There were 129 housing units at an average density of 161.4 per square mile (62.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.58% White, 5.86% African American, 2.20% Asian, 0.37% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.10% of the population.

There were 100 households out of which 34.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the city, the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 11.7% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 5.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,625, and the median income for a family was $40,938. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,158. About 19.7% of families and 24.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 46.2% of those sixty five or over.

Government and infrastructure[edit]

Liberty County Fire Service Station 15-2

Liberty County Fire Services operates Station 15 Gumbranch.[9]


The Liberty County School District operates public schools that serve Gumbranch.


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "Gumbranch". 2012-03-16. Retrieved 2019-01-11.
  5. ^ "Locations / Gum Branch Park / Liberty County, Georgia". Retrieved 2019-01-11.
  6. ^ "Our Story". Gum Branch Baptist Church. Retrieved 2019-01-11.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "Fire Services." Liberty County. Retrieved on April 19, 2017.

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