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Welcome to Ascalon ...

Ascalon is located in Walker County<1>.

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

Ascalon is 1,930 feet [588 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Area codes for Ascalon: (706) and (762)<4>

Websites for Ascalon ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.walkercochamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Ascalon, the following might be of interest:

Adding Ascalon 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 Ascalon in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Ascalon elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ascalon on a .

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

Communities Also Named Ascalon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Ascalon - they are located in Colorado, Missouri, Nevada and Ontario.

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

Communities near Ascalon ...

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

  • Chattanooga [Hamilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chattanooga
    • Chattanooga [Hamilton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Ascalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 182,799 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chattanooga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chattanooga<6>
  • John Ross Estates [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for John Ross Estates
    • John Ross Estates [Walker County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Ascalon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 84,310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for John Ross Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on John Ross Estates
  • Newnan Springs [Catoosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newnan Springs
    • Newnan Springs [Catoosa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Ascalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,581 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newnan Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newnan Springs
  • Lytle [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lytle
    • Lytle [Walker County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Ascalon
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 37,115 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lytle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lytle
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Martindale [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martindale
      • Martindale [Walker County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ascalon
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 35,795 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martindale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martindale
    • Euthtilloga [Chattooga County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euthtilloga
      • Euthtilloga [Chattooga County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Ascalon
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 29,011 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Euthtilloga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • East Ridge [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Ridge
      • East Ridge [Hamilton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Ascalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,182 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Ridge<6>
    • East Brainerd [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Brainerd
      • East Brainerd [Hamilton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Ascalon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Brainerd have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Brainerd
    • Milbro Heights [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milbro Heights
      • Milbro Heights [Hamilton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Ascalon
      • Estimated population in 2014: 7,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milbro Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milbro Heights
    • Dafron [Catoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dafron
      • Dafron [Catoosa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ascalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,294 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dafron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dafron

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ascalon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Walker County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Walker County: www.co.walker.ga.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 Walker, 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 Ascalon - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ascalon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ascalon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8395, Longitude: -85.4247       In this case, the coordinates for Ascalon 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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