Villa Rica, Georgia

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Villa Rica, Georgia
Nickname(s): 
The City of Gold
Location in Carroll County and the state of Georgia
Location in Carroll County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°43′55″N 84°55′12″W / 33.73194°N 84.92000°W / 33.73194; -84.92000Coordinates: 33°43′55″N 84°55′12″W / 33.73194°N 84.92000°W / 33.73194; -84.92000
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountiesCarroll, Douglas
Hixtown1826
Villa Rica1881
Named forHistoric Gold Rush and Mines
Government
 • TypeCouncil Manager
 • MayorGil McDougal
 • City ManagerTom Barber
 • City Council Members
Area
 • Total14.22 sq mi (36.83 km2)
 • Land14.08 sq mi (36.48 km2)
 • Water0.14 sq mi (0.35 km2)
Elevation
1,138 ft (347 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total13,956
 • Estimate 
(2019)
16,058
 • Density1,140.16/sq mi (440.22/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30180
Area code(s)770/678/470
FIPS code13-79528[2]
GNIS feature ID0333333[3]
Websitewww.villarica.org

Villa Rica /ˌvɪləˈrɪkə/ (Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese translation: Rich Village) is a city in Carroll and Douglas counties in the U.S. state of Georgia.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 9, 2020.
  2. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.