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Welcome to Apalachee ...

Apalachee is located in Morgan County<1>.

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

Apalachee is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Apalachee: (706) & (762)<4>

Communities near Apalachee ...

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

  • Athens (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Chamberlin (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamberlin
    • Chamberlin lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Apalachee and is located in Clarke County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,307 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamberlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberlin
  • Monroe (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
    • Monroe lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Apalachee and is located in Walton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,979 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<6>
  • Cumberland (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
    • Cumberland lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Apalachee and is located in Oconee County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
  • Social Circle (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Social Circle
    • Social Circle lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Apalachee and is located in Walton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,630 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Social Circle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Social Circle<6>
  • Madison (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Apalachee and is located in Morgan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,258 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
  • Cleveland Station (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland Station
    • Cleveland Station lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Apalachee and is located in Clarke County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,165 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland Station have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland Station
  • Greensboro (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greensboro
    • Greensboro lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Apalachee and is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,272 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<6>
  • Watkinsville (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watkinsville
    • Watkinsville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Apalachee and is located in Oconee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,962 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watkinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watkinsville<6>
  • Spartan Lane (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spartan Lane
    • Spartan Lane lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Apalachee and is located in Oconee County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,230 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spartan Lane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spartan Lane

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apalachee ...

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

Adding Apalachee to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Apalachee 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 Apalachee was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

We also found Apalachee on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Apalachee

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Morgan County

About Georgia

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

The official website for Morgan County: www.morganga.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 Morgan, 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 Apalachee - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Apalachee) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apalachee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6865, Longitude: -83.4310       In this case, the coordinates for Apalachee 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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