About This Place
Social Circle is a city in Walton and Newton counties in the U.S. state of Georgia. The population was 3,379 at the 2000 census. The city was named circa 1826, and incorporated in 1832. The etymology of the name is unknown, but the municipality's border (like that of many small Southern towns) is partially circular.
Social Circle is located at 33°39′N 83°43′W / 33.65°N 83.717°W / 33.65; -83.717 (33.6566, -83.7172).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.3 square miles (29.2 km²), of which 11.2 square miles (29.1 km²) are land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km²) (0.27%) is water. It was founded in 1820.