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Antioch, Georgia
(Polk County)

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Welcome to Antioch ...

Antioch is located in Polk County<1>.

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

Antioch is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Antioch is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

Communities Also Named Antioch ...

While we believe that this Antioch is located in Polk County, we know of another 8 Georgia communities named Antioch. Those communities are located in the following counties: Campbell, Harris, Meriwether, Rabun, Stewart, Thomas, Troup and Twiggs County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 95 communities that are also named Antioch - they are located in Alabama (7), Arkansas (6), California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (4), Kansas (2), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (3), Mississippi (7), Missouri (2), Nebraska, North Carolina (6), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, South Carolina (6), Tennessee (13), Texas (11), Virginia (3) and West Virginia (3).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Antioch.

Communities near Antioch ...

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

  • Ligon [Bartow County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ligon
    • Ligon [Bartow County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,810 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ligon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Hart Town [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hart Town
    • Hart Town [Carroll County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,437 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hart Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hart Town
  • Seney [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seney
    • Seney [Polk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,412 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seney
  • Forrister [Paulding County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forrister
    • Forrister [Paulding County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,130 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forrister have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forrister
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hanlin [Paulding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanlin
      • Hanlin [Paulding County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Antioch
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,298 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanlin
    • Home Place Acres [Paulding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Home Place Acres
      • Home Place Acres [Paulding County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,350 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Home Place Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Home Place Acres
    • Aragon [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aragon
      • Aragon [Polk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,336 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aragon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aragon<6>
    • Cave Spring [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Spring
      • Cave Spring [Floyd County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,070 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cave Spring<6>
    • Robealou Acres [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robealou Acres
      • Robealou Acres [Floyd County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robealou Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robealou Acres
    • Shellman [Bartow County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shellman
      • Shellman [Bartow County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 933 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shellman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Antioch ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Polk County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.polkcountygeorgia.us/

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 Polk, 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 Antioch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Antioch, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Antioch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antioch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9534, Longitude: -85.1613       In this case, the coordinates for Antioch 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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