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Statistics & Facts

The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.
The population of Dublin is approximately 16,312 (1990), 16201 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,495 (1990), 6357 (2010).
The amount of land area in Dublin is 32.623 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.166 sq kilometers.
The distance from Dublin to Washington DC is 557 miles.
The distance to the Georgia state capital is 123 miles. (as the crow flies)
Dublin is positioned 32.53 degrees north of the equator and 82.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.


approximately 140 miles southeast of Atlanta, down Interstate 75 to Interstate 16 at Macon, GA and then 55 miles east. Here is a map page for Dublin
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History & History Related Items

In 1807, Laurens county was founded by a Revolutionary War hero, John Laurens. Dublin was incorporated in 1812 and was made the county seat. Dublin was named by one of the county's settlers whose wife was homesick for her native Ireland.
By 1850, Dublin was a thriving agricultural community with cotton and other crops as the principal productions. The nearby Oconee river provided transportation as well as being an artery for trade in the area.
Since the early days, Dublin has progressed to a population of approximately 16,000 persons and has various industry among which are clothing factories, woolen mills, paper mills and other businesses. Agriculture is still a major occupation in this area with the principal crops being corn, cotton, soybeans and peanuts.
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The founding of Dublin

1807 by John Laurens

The incorporation of Dublin




Did you know that Dublin, Georgia is the fastest growing city in the World? It's Dublin every day!
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