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Plains is a city in Sumter County, in the Americus metro area.
The community was named for the biblical place, Plains of Dura.
The latitude of Plains is 32.033N. The longitude is -84.392W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 499 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 624.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Plains demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sumter County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 31780 ZIP code.
2% of Plains residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Plains ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Plains was $11,602, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Plains residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Plains include Plains Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Plains, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $268. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $667.
Sumter County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Plains political report.
The average commute time for Plains workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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