The most populous cities in area code 478 are: Macon, Warner Robins, Milledgeville, Dublin, and Sandersville.
Other cities in the 478 area code include: Swainsboro, Perry, East Dublin, Cochran, Forsyth, Eastman, Hawkinsville, Wadley, Louisville, Fort Valley, Gray, Wrightsville, Marshallville, Centerville, Millen, Irwinton, Haddock, Montezuma, Montrose, Byromville, Gordon, Unadilla, Roberta, Cadwell, Reynolds, Sardis, Rentz, Byron, Toomsboro, Danville, Ideal, Lizella, Jeffersonville, Twin City, Chester, Davisboro, Butler, Dexter, Yatesville, Kite, Midville, Adrian, Glenwood, and Dudley.
Macon / ˈ m eɪ k ən / (officially Macon–Bibb County) is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. Macon lies near the geographic center of the state, approximately 85 miles (137 km) south of Atlanta, hence the city's nickname "the Heart of Georgia."Settled near the fall line of the Ocmulgee River, Macon is the county seat of Bibb County and had a 2014 estimated population of 153,691. Macon is the principal city of the Macon metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 231,259 in 2014. Macon is also the largest city in the Macon–Warner Robins Combined Statistical Area (CSA), a larger trading area with an estimated 417,473 residents in 2014; the CSA abuts the Atlanta metropolitan area just to the north.In a 2012 referendum, voters approved the consolidation of Macon and Bibb County, and Macon became Georgia's fourth-largest city (just after Augusta). The two governments officially merged on January 1, 2014. Macon is served by three interstate highways: I-16 (connecting the city to Savannah and coastal Georgia), I-75 (connecting the city with Atlanta to the north and Valdosta to the south), and I-475 (a city bypass highway).The city has several institutions of higher education, as well as numerous museums and tourism sites. The area is served by the Middle Georgia Regional Airport and the Herbert Smart Downtown Airport. The mayor of Macon is Robert Reichert, a former Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives. Reichert was elected mayor of the newly consolidated city of Macon–Bibb, and he took office on January 1, 2014.
Warner Robins is a city in the US state of Georgia, located in Houston County. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 66,588. From 2000 to 2010, the Warner Robins city population growth percentage was 36.4% (from 48,804 people to 66,588). Warner Robins is a part of the larger Macon-Warner Robins Combined Statistical Area, with a population of 417,473.
Milledgeville is a city in and the county seat of Baldwin County in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is northeast of Macon and bordered on the east by the Oconee River. The rapid current of the river here made this an attractive location to build a city. It was the capital of Georgia from 1804 to 1868, notably during the American Civil War. Milledgeville was preceded as the capital city by Louisville and was succeeded by Atlanta, the current capital. Today U.S. Highway 441 connects Milledgeville to Madison, Athens, and Dublin.The population of the town of Milledgeville was 18,382 at the 2010 census. Milledgeville is along the route of the Fall Line Freeway, which is under construction to link Milledgeville with Augusta, Macon, Columbus, and other Fall Line cities. They have long histories from the colonial era of Georgia.Milledgeville is the principal city of the Milledgeville Micropolitan Statistical Area, a micropolitan area that includes Baldwin and Hancock counties. It had a combined population of 54,776 at the 2000 census. The Old State Capitol is located in the city.
The 478 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in Eastern Daylight Time is 4:15 AM on Apr 21, 2023.