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Cataula, Georgia
Cataula, Georgia is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Cataula, Georgia
Cataula, Georgia
Location in Georgia (U.S. state)
Cataula, Georgia is located in the United States
Cataula, Georgia
Cataula, Georgia
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Georgia
County Harris
692 ft (211 m)
 • Total 1,433
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 706
GNIS feature ID 331344

Cataula is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Harris County, Georgia, United States.

It was first listed as a CDP in the 2020 census with a population of 1,433.


The town's namesake is thought to originate from a Creek Indian word which means either Big Rock or Dead Mulberry.


Cataula is located at 32°45'52.81" North, 84°54'4.68" West (32.640602, -84.9013). It is located along U.S. Route 27, which runs north to south through the city, leading south 15 mi (24 km) to Columbus and north 28 mi (45 km) to LaGrange. Georgia State Route 315 meets U.S. Route 27 in the city limits for a very short concurrency. Atlanta is 81 mi (130 km) by road to the northeast. Cataula sits at an elevation of 692 feet (221 meters) above sea level, north of the fall line.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 1,433
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Cataula CDP, Georgia – Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2020 % 2020
White alone (NH) 990 69.09%
Black or African American alone (NH) 257 17.93%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 3 0.21%
Asian alone (NH) 20 1.40%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 1 0.07%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 5 0.35%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 66 4.61%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 91 6.35%
Total 1,433 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.


The community is home to two of the seven schools in the county:

  • Mulberry Creek Elementary School
  • Creekside Intermediate School (grades 5–6)
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