Townsend, Georgia

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Unincorporated community
Townsend is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Location within the state of Georgia
Townsend is located in the US
Townsend (the US)
Coordinates: 31°32′22″N 81°31′21″W / 31.53944°N 81.52250°W / 31.53944; -81.52250Coordinates: 31°32′22″N 81°31′21″W / 31.53944°N 81.52250°W / 31.53944; -81.52250
Country United States
State Georgia
County McIntosh
Elevation 20 ft (6 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes 31331
GNIS feature ID 324263

Townsend is an unincorporated community in McIntosh County, Georgia, United States. It lies along State Route 57 northwest of the city of Darien, the county seat.[1] Its elevation is 20 feet (6 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 31331.[3]

Townsend includes the United States Marine Corps's Townsend Bombing Range, which is an over 34,000 acre area used for combat training by all the U.S. military branches' pilots.[4]