These Are The 10 Best Places In Georgia To Catch Pokemon


These are the cities and towns in Georgia where you have the best chance to catch ’em all, based on the data of where Pokemon are traditionally found.

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So, you want to catch ’em all, huh?

Pokemon Go has swept the nation, and the app has broken records for the most downloads in the first week of release. All over the country, people are swarming, gathering, and all around going nuts, playing this interactive game.

Since we’re a data analytics website, and because we’re often cited as the ‘go to’ place for regional infotainment, we thought it was our duty to be as helpful as we can for people in Georgia who want to have the inside scoop as to where they should go if they want to dominate this addicting game.

After analyzing every place in Georgia, here is our list of the best places to catch Pokemon in the Peach State:

  1. Hapeville (Photos)
  2. Flowery Branch (Photos)
  3. Clarkston (Photos)
  4. Port Wentworth (Photos)
  5. Cumming (Photos)
  6. Stone Mountain (Photos)
  7. Austell (Photos)
  8. Commerce
  9. Doraville (Photos)
  10. Morrow (Photos)

As you might note, these are all smaller suburbs of major cities in Georgia. That’s because in smaller cities, there are a higher number of places per capita where Pokemon are traditionally found. Meaning you’ll find more Pokemon in a much smaller area. When you read the analysis below, this will all make sense. Trust us.

So, grab your avatars, cell phones, and your Poke Balls as we uncover the truly best places in Georgia in which to find the most Pokemon, based on data.

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How do you decide where the best place is to catch Pokemon?

In order to rank the best places in Georgia in which to catch ’em all, we had to determine which cities, towns and villages in Georgia have the most places to find Pokemon.

So we scraped the internet for those criteria, and it spit out the answer. Like magic.

How we crunched the numbers

We threw a lot of criteria at this one in order to get the best, most complete results possible. Using Google Maps, this is the criteria we used:

  • Number of parks per capita
  • Number of museums per capita
  • Number of churches per capita
  • Number of memorials and public gathering places per capita

If you’d like to see the complete list of cities, scroll to the bottom of this post to see a chart of the top cities.

Note: When measuring the locations listed above, we measured the locations within a short drive of the center of each place in Georgia.

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1. Hapeville

Hapeville, Georgia

Population: 6,611
Parks Per 1,000 People: 9.08
Museums Per 1,000 People: 5.45
Churches Per 1,000 People: 9.08
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 9.08

2. Flowery Branch

Flowery Branch, Georgia

Population: 6,012
Parks Per 1,000 People: 9.98
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.5
Churches Per 1,000 People: 9.98
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 2.16

3. Clarkston

Clarkston, Georgia

Source: Public domain

Population: 7,717
Parks Per 1,000 People: 7.78
Museums Per 1,000 People: 4.92
Churches Per 1,000 People: 7.78
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 7.78

4. Port Wentworth

Port Wentworth, Georgia

Population: 6,189
Parks Per 1,000 People: 9.69
Museums Per 1,000 People: 3.23
Churches Per 1,000 People: 9.69
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.45

5. Cumming

Cumming, Georgia

Source: Public domain

Population: 5,538
Parks Per 1,000 People: 10.29
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.72
Churches Per 1,000 People: 10.83
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.99

6. Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain, Georgia

Population: 5,924
Parks Per 1,000 People: 6.41
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.69
Churches Per 1,000 People: 6.58
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 10.13

7. Austell

Austell, Georgia

Source: Public domain

Population: 6,944
Parks Per 1,000 People: 4.61
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.3
Churches Per 1,000 People: 8.64
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 7.34

8. Commerce


Population: 6,535
Parks Per 1,000 People: 8.72
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.92
Churches Per 1,000 People: 9.18
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.68

9. Doraville

Doraville, Georgia

Source: Public domain

Population: 10,513
Parks Per 1,000 People: 5.71
Museums Per 1,000 People: 2.85
Churches Per 1,000 People: 5.71
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 5.71

10. Morrow

Morrow, Georgia

Source: Public domain

Population: 6,837
Parks Per 1,000 People: 8.78
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.88
Churches Per 1,000 People: 8.78
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.32

There You Have It

If you’re looking at communities in Georgia where you have a much higher chance of catching Pokemon, this is an accurate list.

If you’re also curious enough, here’s how the larger cities in Georgia with the most reliable locations to catch a Pokemon rank, according to science.

  1. Marietta (Photos)
  2. Sandy Springs (Photos)
  3. Savannah (Photos)
  4. Alpharetta (Photos)
  5. Johns Creek (Photos)

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Detailed List Of The Best Places In Georgia To Catch Pokemon

Rank City Population
1 Hapeville 6,611
2 Flowery Branch 6,012
3 Clarkston 7,717
4 Port Wentworth 6,189
5 Cumming 5,538
6 Stone Mountain 5,924
7 Austell 6,944
8 Commerce 6,535
9 Doraville 10,513
10 Morrow 6,837
11 Locust Grove 5,573
12 Fort Oglethorpe 9,368
13 Lovejoy 6,433
14 Auburn 7,388
15 College Park 14,019
16 Tyrone 7,028
17 Lilburn 12,162
18 Dahlonega 5,884
19 Powder Springs 14,271
20 Hampton 7,092
21 Bremen 6,204
22 Chamblee 15,835
23 Norcross 15,799
24 Adel 5,294
25 Decatur 19,888
26 Forest Park 18,783
27 Buford 12,864
28 Centerville 7,468
29 Braselton 8,212
30 Sandersville 5,839
31 Jefferson 9,630
32 Commerce 6,535
33 Folkston 5,233
34 Holly Springs 9,678
35 Pooler 20,646
36 Riverdale 15,496
37 East Point 35,070
38 Acworth 21,169
39 Grovetown 12,179
40 Hawkinsville 5,588
41 Eatonton 6,489
42 Sugar Hill 19,688
43 Dallas 12,129
44 Snellville 18,939
45 Fairburn 13,520
46 Camilla 5,078
47 Suwanee 16,648
48 Lafayette 7,105
49 Waycross 14,363
50 Brookhaven 50,181
51 Fort Valley 9,448
52 Fayetteville 16,323
53 Woodstock 25,672
54 Smyrna 52,922
55 Brunswick 15,648
56 Loganville 10,711
57 Covington 13,342
58 Cedartown 9,760
59 Moultrie 14,467
60 Dunwoody 47,182
61 Perry 14,714
62 Thomson 6,682
63 Richmond Hill 10,334
64 Waynesboro 5,820
65 Jesup 10,275
66 Thomaston 9,068
67 Barnesville 6,617
68 Conyers 15,456
69 Kennesaw 31,358
70 Milledgeville 18,840
71 Cartersville 19,858
72 St. Marys 17,555
73 Stockbridge 26,992
74 Bainbridge 12,600
75 Sylvester 6,180
76 Mcrae 5,762
77 Glennville 5,166
78 Calhoun 15,837
79 Duluth 27,821
80 Vidalia 10,596
81 Marietta 58,436
82 Monroe 13,427
83 Eastman 5,442
84 Fitzgerald 9,054
85 Douglasville 31,573
86 Thomasville 18,558
87 Mcdonough 22,560
88 Peachtree Corners 39,381
89 Douglas 11,738
90 Dublin 16,200
91 Griffin 23,425
92 Villa Rica 14,266
93 Americus 16,557
94 Douglas 11,738
95 Cordele 11,177
96 Toccoa 8,327
97 Rincon 9,273
98 Lawrenceville 29,364
99 Swainsboro 7,431
100 Cairo 9,750

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