Population of Cities in Georgia (2019)

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.

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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, 8 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 2019 Population
Atlanta501,178
Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government balance197,909
Augusta197,909
Columbus190,987
Macon-Bibb County150,218
Savannah148,779
Athens-Clarke County unified government balance126,512
Sandy Springs107,527
Roswell96,251
Johns Creek86,171
Warner Robins77,121
Alpharetta71,200
Albany70,783
Marietta63,251
Smyrna58,446
Valdosta56,669
Brookhaven53,146
Dunwoody49,598
Peachtree Corners44,699
Gainesville44,053
Newnan41,515
Milton40,916
Rome36,632
East Point35,738
Peachtree City35,183
Dalton34,899
Woodstock34,874
Douglasville34,425
Kennesaw34,158
Hinesville34,081
Statesboro32,982
Lawrenceville31,589
LaGrange31,071
Stockbridge30,483
Duluth29,967
Chamblee28,717
Canton28,380
Carrollton27,138
McDonough25,791
Pooler25,745
Decatur25,417
Sugar Hill23,727
Acworth23,459
Griffin23,252
Cartersville22,112
Suwanee21,764
Union City21,510
Forest Park20,853
Snellville19,921
Fayetteville19,103
Thomasville19,069
Milledgeville18,984
St. Marys18,466
Perry18,423
Kingsland17,458
Norcross17,378
Riverdale17,164
Tifton17,133
Calhoun16,964
Winder16,899
Brunswick16,811
Conyers16,117
Villa Rica15,849
Dublin15,768
Powder Springs15,490
Buford15,478
Americus15,365
College Park15,035
Fairburn14,866
Grovetown14,495
Moultrie14,388
Covington14,226
Waycross14,134
Monroe13,841
Richmond Hill13,841
Dallas13,822
Holly Springs12,970
Loganville12,952
Lilburn12,843
Clarkston12,838
Braselton12,553
Jesup11,859
Douglas11,757
Bainbridge11,557
Jefferson11,404
Vidalia10,817
Cordele10,721
Doraville10,585
Fort Oglethorpe10,274
Rincon10,076
Cedartown9,754
Cusseta-Chattahoochee County unified government9,302
Cairo9,141
Thomaston8,989
Garden City8,891
Port Wentworth8,845
Fort Valley8,841
Fitzgerald8,744
Toccoa8,622
Flowery Branch8,108
Hamn8,015
Auburn7,915
Cumming7,758
Centerville7,723
Swainsboro7,579
Springfield7,393
Tyrone7,317
Commerce7,304
Austell7,271
Morrow7,126
LaFayette7,111
Stone Mountain6,922
Barnesville6,846
McRae-Helena6,820
Dahlonega6,791
Eatonton6,729
Lovejoy6,679
Thomson6,657
Bremen6,616
Hapeville6,612
Dacula6,535
Locust Grove6,447
Sylvester6,091
Waynesboro5,623
Camilla5,617
Grayson5,554
Sandersville5,550
Adel5,505
Jackson5,365
Cochran5,327
Hawkinsville5,265
Glennville5,173
Byron5,124
Adairsville4,960
Nashville4,858
Eastman4,776
Baxley4,768
Palmetto4,713
Jonesboro4,693
Social Circle4,611
Temple4,576
Hartwell4,496
Ringgold4,459
Blakely4,450
Cornelia4,420
Euharlee4,416
Lyons4,366
Senoia4,341
Elberton4,336
Rockmart4,332
Oakwood4,287
Ocilla4,282
Forsyth4,275
Madison4,189
Hiram4,162
Hazlehurst4,156
Dawson4,126
Summerville4,111
Cleveland4,073
Metter4,019
Chatsworth4,000
Jasper3,993
Manchester3,968
Rossville3,940
Washington3,936
Quitman3,912
Walthourville3,893
West Point3,892
Hephzibah3,826
Ashburn3,746
Echols County consolidated government3,713
Cuthbert3,694
Alma3,631
Blackshear3,622
Alamo3,566
Wrightsville3,559
Vienna3,558
Unadilla3,554
Pelham3,511
Baldwin3,370
Greensboro3,312
Nicholls3,310
Folkston3,306
Grantville3,262
Lakeland3,250
Gray3,250
Tallapoosa3,232
Avondale Estates3,231
Hogansville3,184
Harlem3,174
Tybee Island3,167
Chattahoochee Hills3,119
Chickamauga3,083
Leesburg3,048
Hahira3,036
Montezuma2,980
Dawsonville2,976
Lake City2,952
Lula2,903
Thunderbolt2,881