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Welcome to Algernon ...

So far, we have found very little information about Algernon. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Algernon to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Algernon, please Contact Us.


Algernon would have been located within present day Barrow County.

The location of Algernon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Algernon is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Algernon was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Algernon would have been located in the (770) area code.

Websites for Algernon ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.barrowchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Algernon, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Algernon ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Algernon.

  • Gainesville [Hall County]
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    • Gainesville [Hall County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Algernon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 41,464 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gainesville
  • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County]
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    • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Algernon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 29,795 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceville
  • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County]
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    • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Algernon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 24,112 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar Hill
  • Suwanee [Gwinnett County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Suwanee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Suwanee
    • Suwanee [Gwinnett County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Algernon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 20,569 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Suwanee
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Snellville [Gwinnett County]
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      • Snellville [Gwinnett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Algernon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 19,906 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snellville
    • Winder [Barrow County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winder
      • Winder [Barrow County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Algernon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 17,029 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winder
    • Buford [Gwinnett County]
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      • Buford [Gwinnett County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Algernon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 15,189 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buford
    • Monroe [Walton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
      • Monroe [Walton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Algernon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 13,573 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe
    • Loganville [Walton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loganville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loganville
      • Loganville [Walton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Algernon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 12,532 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loganville
    • Jefferson [Jackson County]
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      • Jefferson [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Algernon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 11,704 people
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Algernon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Algernon.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Algernon. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Algernon.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Algernon. See our Newspapers Page for Algernon.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Barrow County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Barrow County: www.barrowga.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Algernon, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Algernon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Algernon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algernon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0651, Longitude: -83.7843       In this case, the coordinates for Algernon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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