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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) & (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:

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 for 2018: 180,557 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chattanooga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chattanooga
  • East Ridge [Hamilton County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for East Ridge
    • East Ridge [Hamilton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Ascalon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 21,024 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Ridge
  • East Brainerd [Hamilton County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for East Brainerd
    • East Brainerd [Hamilton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Ascalon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Brainerd
  • Fort Oglethorpe [Catoosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Oglethorpe
    • Fort Oglethorpe [Catoosa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Ascalon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 10,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Oglethorpe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Oglethorpe
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Milbro Heights [Hamilton County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Milbro Heights
      • Milbro Heights [Hamilton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Ascalon
      • Estimated population for 2014: 7,834 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milbro Heights
    • LaFayette [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaFayette
      • LaFayette [Walker County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ascalon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 7,268 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaFayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFayette
    • Rossville [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossville
      • Rossville [Walker County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Ascalon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,017 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville
    • Ringgold [Catoosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ringgold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ringgold
      • Ringgold [Catoosa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Ascalon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,608 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ringgold
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ringgold
    • Jasper [Marion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
      • Jasper [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Ascalon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,358 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper
    • Chickamauga [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chickamauga
      • Chickamauga [Walker County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Ascalon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,155 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chickamauga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chickamauga

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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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).






















 

 

 

 

 


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