Population of Cities in Georgia (2020)

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.

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

Georgia has 0 cities with more than a million people, 7 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 82 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Georgia is Atlanta, with a population of 501,178 people.

Atlanta

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

501,178

Columbus

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

190,987

Savannah

Savannah is Georgia's oldest city.

148,779

Sandy Springs

Sandy Springs has multiple parks and historical landmarks, including a museum dedicated to Anne Frank.

107,527

Roswell

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

96,251

Johns Creek

USA named Johns Creek as the third city on its list of the 50 Best Cities to Live In for 2017.

86,171

Albany

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

70,783

Name 2020 Population Location
Atlanta501,178Map
Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government balance197,909Map
Columbus190,987Map
Macon-Bibb County150,218Map
Savannah148,779Map
Athens-Clarke County unified government balance126,512Map
Sandy Springs107,527Map
Roswell96,251Map
Johns Creek86,171Map
Warner Robins77,121Map
Alpharetta71,200Map
Albany70,783Map
Marietta63,251Map
Smyrna58,446Map
Valdosta56,669Map
Brookhaven53,146Map
Dunwoody49,598Map
Peachtree Corners44,699Map
Gainesville44,053Map
Newnan41,515Map
Milton40,916Map
Rome36,632Map
East Point35,738Map
Peachtree City35,183Map
Dalton34,899Map
Woodstock34,874Map
Douglasville34,425Map
Kennesaw34,158Map
Hinesville34,081Map
Statesboro32,982Map
Lawrenceville31,589Map
LaGrange31,071Map
Stockbridge30,483Map
Duluth29,967Map
Chamblee28,717Map
Canton28,380Map
Carrollton27,138Map
McDonough25,791Map
Pooler25,745Map
Decatur25,417Map
Sugar Hill23,727Map
Acworth23,459Map
Griffin23,252Map
Cartersville22,112Map
Suwanee21,764Map
Union City21,510Map
Forest Park20,853Map
Snellville19,921Map
Fayetteville19,103Map
Thomasville19,069Map
Milledgeville18,984Map
St. Marys18,466Map
Perry18,423Map
Kingsland17,458Map
Norcross17,378Map
Riverdale17,164Map
Tifton17,133Map
Calhoun16,964Map
Winder16,899Map
Brunswick16,811Map
Conyers16,117Map
Villa Rica15,849Map
Dublin15,768Map
Powder Springs15,490Map
Buford15,478Map
Americus15,365Map
College Park15,035Map
Fairburn14,866Map
Grovetown14,495Map
Moultrie14,388Map
Covington14,226Map
Waycross14,134Map
Monroe13,841Map
Richmond Hill13,841Map
Dallas13,822Map
Holly Springs12,970Map
Loganville12,952Map
Lilburn12,843Map
Clarkston12,838Map
Braselton12,553Map
Jesup11,859Map
Douglas11,757Map
Bainbridge11,557Map
Jefferson11,404Map
Vidalia10,817Map
Cordele10,721Map
Doraville10,585Map
Fort Oglethorpe10,274Map
Rincon10,076Map
Cedartown9,754Map
Cusseta-Chattahoochee County unified government9,302Map
Cairo9,141Map
Thomaston8,989Map
Garden City8,891Map
Port Wentworth8,845Map
Fort Valley8,841Map
Fitzgerald8,744Map
Toccoa8,622Map
Flowery Branch8,108Map
Hamn8,015Map
Auburn7,915Map
Cumming7,758Map
Centerville7,723Map
Swainsboro7,579Map
Springfield7,393Map
Tyrone7,317Map
Commerce7,304Map
Austell7,271Map
Morrow7,126Map
LaFayette7,111Map
Stone Mountain6,922Map
Barnesville6,846Map
McRae-Helena6,820Map
Dahlonega6,791Map
Eatonton6,729Map
Lovejoy6,679Map
Thomson6,657Map
Bremen6,616Map
Hapeville6,612Map
Dacula6,535Map
Locust Grove6,447Map
Sylvester6,091Map
Waynesboro5,623Map
Camilla5,617Map
Grayson5,554Map
Sandersville5,550Map
Adel5,505Map
Jackson5,365Map
Cochran5,327Map
Hawkinsville5,265Map
Glennville5,173Map
Byron5,124Map
Adairsville4,960Map
Nashville4,858Map
Eastman4,776Map
Baxley4,768Map
Palmetto4,713Map
Jonesboro4,693Map
Social Circle4,611Map
Temple4,576Map
Hartwell4,496Map
Ringgold4,459Map
Blakely4,450Map
Cornelia4,420Map
Euharlee4,416Map
Lyons4,366Map
Senoia4,341Map
Elberton4,336Map
Rockmart4,332Map
Oakwood4,287Map
Ocilla4,282Map
Forsyth4,275Map
Madison4,189Map
Hiram4,162Map
Hazlehurst4,156Map
Dawson4,126Map
Summerville4,111Map
Cleveland4,073Map
Metter4,019Map
Chatsworth4,000Map
Jasper3,993Map
Manchester3,968Map
Rossville3,940Map
Washington3,936Map
Quitman3,912Map
Walthourville3,893Map
West Point3,892Map
Hephzibah3,826Map
Ashburn3,746Map
Echols County consolidated government3,713Map
Cuthbert3,694Map
Alma3,631Map
Blackshear3,622Map
Alamo3,566Map
Wrightsville3,559Map
Vienna3,558Map
Unadilla3,554Map
Pelham3,511Map
Baldwin3,370Map
Greensboro3,312Map
Nicholls3,310Map
Folkston3,306Map
Grantville3,262Map
Lakeland3,250Map
Gray3,250Map
Tallapoosa3,232Map
Avondale Estates3,231Map
Hogansville3,184Map
Harlem3,174Map
Tybee Island3,167Map
Chattahoochee Hills3,119Map
Chickamauga3,083Map
Leesburg3,048Map
Hahira3,036Map
Montezuma2,980Map
Dawsonville2,976Map
Lake City2,952Map
Lula2,903Map
Thunderbolt2,881Map
Watkinsville2,857Map