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Royston is a city in Franklin County. (The community straddles Franklin and Hart counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community is believed named for W.A. Royston, store owner.
The latitude of Royston is 34.286N. The longitude is -83.11W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 899 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,619.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Royston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin 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 30662 ZIP code.
4% of Royston residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Royston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Royston was $14,750, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Royston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Royston include Royston Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Royston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $191. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $707.
Libraries in Royston include Royston Branch Library ... View libraries
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Royston political report.
The average commute time for Royston workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Royston include Ramada Limited.
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