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Welcome to Arp ...

Arp is located in Banks County<1>.

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

Arp is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Arp: (706) & (762)<4>

Communities Also Named Arp ...

While we believe that this Arp is located in Banks County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Arp. Those communities are located in the following counties: Ben Hill and Irwin County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 5 communities that are also named Arp - they are located in Arkansas, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Arp ...

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

  • Dalton [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Arp
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
  • Dry Pond [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Pond
    • Dry Pond [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Arp
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,881 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Pond
  • Jefferson [Jackson County]
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    • Jefferson [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Arp
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,490 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<6>
  • Toccoa [Stephens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toccoa
    • Toccoa [Stephens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Arp
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,300 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toccoa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toccoa<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Commerce [Jackson County]
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      • Commerce [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Arp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,328 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Commerce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Commerce<6>
    • Cornelia [Habersham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornelia
      • Cornelia [Habersham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Arp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,799 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornelia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornelia<6>
    • Madison Springs [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison Springs
      • Madison Springs [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Arp
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Madison Springs:
      • Alexanderville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison Springs
    • Baldwin [Banks County]
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      • Baldwin [Banks County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Arp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwin<6>
    • Lula [Hall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lula
      • Lula [Hall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Arp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,016 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lula
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lula<6>
    • Royston [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royston
      • Royston [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Arp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,562 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Royston<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 Arp. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arp.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arp ...

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

Adding Arp to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arp in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Arp was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

We also found Arp in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Banks County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Banks County: www.bankscountyga.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 Banks, 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 Arp - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arp) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arp. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3070, Longitude: -83.4116       In this case, the coordinates for Arp 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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