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Welcome to Amicalola ...

Amicalola is located in Dawson County<1>.

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

Amicalola is 1,750 feet [533 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Amicalola: (706) and (762)<4>

Adding Amicalola to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Amicalola elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

We also found Amicalola mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near Amicalola ...

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

  • Rolston [Gilmer County]
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    • Rolston [Gilmer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Amicalola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolston
  • Northcutt [Gilmer County]
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    • Northcutt [Gilmer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Amicalola
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 16,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northcutt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northcutt
  • Hinton [Pickens County]
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    • Hinton [Pickens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Amicalola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,223 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
  • Dawsonville [Dawson County]
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    • Dawsonville [Dawson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Amicalola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,126 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dawsonville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ball Ground [Cherokee County]
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      • Ball Ground [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Amicalola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,195 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ball Ground
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ball Ground<6>
    • Lumpkin [Dawson County]
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      • Lumpkin [Dawson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Amicalola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,266 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumpkin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumpkin
    • White Path [Gilmer County]
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      • White Path [Gilmer County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Amicalola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 342 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Path have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Path
    • Big Canoe [Pickens County]
    • Marble Hill [Pickens County]
    • Jasper [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
      • Jasper [Pickens County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Amicalola
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amicalola ...

Looking for more information about Amicalola? 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 Amicalola, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Amicalola.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dawson County: www.dawsoncounty.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 Dawson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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 Amicalola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amicalola) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amicalola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5548, Longitude: -84.2524       In this case, the coordinates for Amicalola have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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