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Welcome to Allatoona ...

Allatoona is located in Bartow County<1>.

Allatoona is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Allatoona lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Allatoona (for example, toward Gaylesville (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Allatoona is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<3>, (678) & (770).

Websites for Allatoona ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.barrowchamber.com/

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

Communities near Allatoona ...

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

  • Marietta (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
    • Marietta lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Allatoona and is located in Cobb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,786 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta<5>
  • Smyrna (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smyrna
    • Smyrna lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Allatoona and is located in Cobb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,443 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<5>
  • Kennesaw (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw
    • Kennesaw lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Allatoona and is located in Cobb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,712 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennesaw<5>
  • Kennesaw Acres (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw Acres
    • Kennesaw Acres lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Allatoona and is located in Cobb County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,077 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw Acres
  • Woodstock (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodstock
    • Woodstock lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Allatoona and is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,625 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<5>
  • Canton (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
    • Canton lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Allatoona and is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<5>
  • Acworth (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acworth
    • Acworth lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Allatoona and is located in Cobb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,726 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Acworth<5>
  • Cartersville (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cartersville
    • Cartersville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Allatoona and is located in Bartow County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cartersville<5>
  • Noonday (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noonday
    • Noonday lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Allatoona and is located in Cobb County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,592 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noonday have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noonday
  • Holly Springs (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Springs
    • Holly Springs lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Allatoona and is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,506 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<5>

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 Allatoona. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allatoona.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Allatoona. 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 Allatoona.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allatoona ...

Looking for more information about Allatoona? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Allatoona, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Allatoona.

Adding Allatoona to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Allatoona in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Allatoona was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Allatoona on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1855.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Allatoona on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Allatoona

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About Bartow County

About Georgia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Allatoona. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Bartow County: www.bartowga.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Bartow, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allatoona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Of the area codes for Allatoona, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Allatoona) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Allatoona. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AllatoonaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allatoona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1087, Longitude: -84.7122    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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