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Nicholson, Georgia
Location in Jackson County and the state of Georgia
Location in Jackson County and the state of Georgia
Country United States
State Georgia
County Jackson
Area
 • Total 3.97 sq mi (10.29 km2)
 • Land 3.96 sq mi (10.25 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
840 ft (256 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,808
 • Density 456.91/sq mi (176.42/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30565
Area code(s) 706
FIPS code 13-55468
GNIS feature ID 0356429

Nicholson is a city in Jackson County, Georgia, United States. The population was 1,696 at the 2010 census, up from 1,247 at the 2000 census.

Nicholson is known for its "Daisy Festival" and for several famous residents, including singer Kenny Rogers. Jan Bell Webster is the mayor of Nicholson.

Geography

Nicholson is located at 34°6′53″N 83°25′46″W / 34.11472°N 83.42944°W / 34.11472; -83.42944 (34.114664, -83.429363).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 167
1920 250 49.7%
1930 215 −14.0%
1940 212 −1.4%
1950 252 18.9%
1960 359 42.5%
1970 397 10.6%
1980 491 23.7%
1990 535 9.0%
2000 1,247 133.1%
2010 1,696 36.0%
2020 1,808 6.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Nicholson racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 1,333 73.73%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 105 5.81%
Asian 11 0.61%
Pacific Islander 1 0.06%
Other/Mixed 111 6.14%
Hispanic or Latino 247 13.66%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,808 people, 523 households, and 413 families residing in the city.

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