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Welcome to Antioch ...

Antioch is located in Troup County<1>.

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

Antioch is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: While Antioch is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the west is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Adding Antioch 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 Antioch 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 Antioch elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

We also found Antioch on a Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Antioch ...

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

  • Lanett [Chambers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lanett
    • Lanett [Chambers County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,151 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lanett<5>
  • Roanoke [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanoke
    • Roanoke [Randolph County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roanoke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<5>
  • Graysons Landing [Troup County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graysons Landing
    • Graysons Landing [Troup County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graysons Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graysons Landing
  • LaFayette [Chambers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaFayette
    • LaFayette [Chambers County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,910 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaFayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFayette<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Louise [Troup County]
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      • Louise [Troup County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,215 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
    • Sunny Point [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunny Point
      • Sunny Point [Troup County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Antioch
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,303 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunny Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunny Point
    • Yates Crossroads [Heard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yates Crossroads
      • Yates Crossroads [Heard County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 360 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yates Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yates Crossroads
    • Sassafrass Hills [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sassafrass Hills
      • Sassafrass Hills [Troup County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sassafrass Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sassafrass Hills
    • Five Points [Chambers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Points
      • Five Points [Chambers County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Points have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Points
    • Houston [Heard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houston
      • Houston [Heard County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Antioch
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 110 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Houston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston

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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Troup County

About Georgia

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 Troup County: www.troupcountyga.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 Troup, 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>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- 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: 33.1076, Longitude: -85.1699       In this case, the coordinates for Antioch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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