Population of Cities in Georgia (2017)

0
Over 1 Million
3
100,000 to 1 Million
67
10,000 to 100,000

Georgia is the eighth most populous state in the country, with a population that exceeds 10 million. The state capital, Atlanta, is the most populous, boasting a population of over 463,000 residents. The second most populous city, Columbus, has a population of just over 200,000, less than half of Atlanta’s population. Including these two cities, Georgia has seven cities with populations that exceed 100,000. There are 79 additional cities that have populations falling between 10,000 and 100,000 residents.

Throughout the state, there are a total of 535 incorporated municipalities. This includes cities, towns, city-counties and consolidated cities. These municipalities are spread across 159 counties. Legally, there is no differences between how towns and cities are designated in this state. Many of the state’s municipalities have merged to form city-counties, including Augusta and Richmond County and Macon and Bibb County. There are several municipalities within the state that have a population of less than 100, including Glascock’s Edge Hill, which has a total population of just 24 people.

Georgia has 0 cities with more than a million people, 3 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 67 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Georgia is Atlanta, with a population of 472,522 people.

Atlanta

Georgia's capital and largest city is also home to the world's busiest airport.

472,522

Columbus

Standout features of Columbus include the National Infantry Museum and the longest whitewater rafting course in the world.

197,485

Savannah

Savannah is Georgia's oldest city.

146,763

Roswell

One of Georgia's largest cities, Roswell has seen steady growth over the last 15 years.

94,598

Albany

Albany was known as the Murder Capital of the World in the 1980s but has since shed that image.

73,801

Name 2017 Population
Atlanta472,522
Columbus197,485
Savannah146,763
Roswell94,598
Warner Robins74,388
Albany73,801
Alpharetta65,338
Marietta60,941
Smyrna56,664
Valdosta56,474
Gainesville40,000
Newnan37,912
Rome36,407
Peachtree City35,186
Dalton34,077
Kennesaw33,627
Hinesville33,577
Douglasville33,252
Statesboro31,419
Woodstock30,929
Lawrenceville30,782
Duluth29,331
Stockbridge28,677
Carrollton26,562
Canton26,340
Pooler23,744
Griffin22,928
Decatur22,813
Acworth22,418
Union City20,919
Cartersville20,753
Snellville19,738
Forest Park19,731
Suwanee19,421
Milledgeville18,933
Thomasville18,826
Fayetteville17,519
Tifton16,836
Norcross16,787
Kingsland16,720
Calhoun16,445
Brunswick16,346
Riverdale16,258
Perry16,200
Dublin16,104
Conyers15,919
Americus15,854
Winder15,777
Villa Rica15,201
Powder Springs14,956
Moultrie14,361
Buford14,356
Fairburn14,182
Waycross14,089
Covington13,977
Monroe13,478
Grovetown13,463
Dallas13,108
Clarkston12,742
Lilburn12,675
Richmond Hill12,482
Bainbridge12,274
Douglas11,727
Loganville11,674
Holly Springs11,281
Cordele10,856
Vidalia10,703
Jefferson10,486
Braselton10,234
Jesup10,170
Rincon9,935
Fort Oglethorpe9,839
Cedartown9,799
Cairo9,570
Thomaston8,962
Fitzgerald8,927
Fort Valley8,643
Toccoa8,412
Port Wentworth7,933
Centerville7,615
Auburn7,603
Swainsboro7,486
Morrow7,276
Tyrone7,215
Austell7,139
Flowery Branch7,073
Commerce6,788
Barnesville6,696
Thomson6,678
Eatonton6,555
Dahlonega6,437
Bremen6,421
Lovejoy6,367
Stone Mountain6,328
Cumming6,225
Sylvester6,064
Locust Grove5,940
Waynesboro5,701
Sandersville5,700
Dacula5,632
Hawkinsville5,409
Adel5,355
Camilla5,170
Eastman5,157
Byron5,133
Glennville5,098
Jackson5,071
Cochran5,036
Nashville4,864
Adairsville4,816
Folkston4,788
Baxley4,741
Jonesboro4,729
Palmetto4,707
Blakely4,702
Hartwell4,505
Social Circle4,452
Elberton4,420
Ringgold4,378
Temple4,378
Lyons4,369
Summerville4,360
Rockmart4,299
Dawson4,291
Cornelia4,267
Chatsworth4,264
Hazlehurst4,186
Oakwood4,161
Senoia4,137
Forsyth4,125
Metter4,076
Manchester4,061
Madison4,060
Springfield4,027
Rossville3,982
Washington3,978
Walthourville3,959
Hephzibah3,898
Hiram3,898
Quitman3,888
Cleveland3,851
Jasper3,819
West Point3,766
Grayson3,742
Ashburn3,737
Vienna3,699
Cuthbert3,664
Pelham3,649
Unadilla3,626
Wrightsville3,616
Ocilla3,604
Blackshear3,595
Alma3,556
Alamo3,389
Greensboro3,384
Nicholls3,331
Baldwin3,304
Lakeland3,295
Gray3,268
Grantville3,202
Tallapoosa3,187
Avondale Estates3,150
Montezuma3,142
Hogansville3,139
Tybee Island3,113
Chickamauga3,101
Harlem3,018
Leesburg3,006
Soperton2,986
Hahira2,937
Millen2,889
Lula2,882
Watkinsville2,863
Abbeville2,761
Bloomingdale2,717
Statham2,647
Donalsonville2,637
Dawsonville2,634
Monticello2,618
Reidsville2,613
Royston2,563
Sylvania2,526
Pembroke2,484
Homerville2,450
Louisville2,383
East Dublin2,381
Claxton2,297
Mount Vernon2,278
Clayton2,266
Trenton2,255
Oxford2,224
Lavonia2,167
Ludowici2,162
Buena Vista2,142
Bowdon2,097
Pearson2,083
Lithonia2,082
Demorest2,061
Wrens2,042
Sparks2,002