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Welcome to Aska ...

Aska is located in Fannin County<1>.

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

Aska is 1,890 feet [576 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

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

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

Communities near Aska ...

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

  • Rolston [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolston
    • Rolston [Gilmer County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Aska
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolston
  • Canal Lake [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canal Lake
    • Canal Lake [Union County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Aska
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 23,025 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canal Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canal Lake
  • Northcutt [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northcutt
    • Northcutt [Gilmer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Aska
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 16,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northcutt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northcutt
  • Pantertown [Fannin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pantertown
    • Pantertown [Fannin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Aska
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,749 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pantertown
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cutcane [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cutcane
      • Cutcane [Fannin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Aska
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,417 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cutcane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cutcane
    • Belltown Hill [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belltown Hill
      • Belltown Hill [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Aska
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belltown Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belltown Hill
    • Owltown [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owltown
      • Owltown [Union County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Aska
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,346 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owltown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owltown
    • Youngcane [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngcane
      • Youngcane [Union County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Aska
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,661 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Youngcane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hemp [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hemp
      • Hemp [Fannin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Aska
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemp
    • Ducktown [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ducktown
      • Ducktown [Polk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Aska
      • Estimated population in 2019: 467 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ducktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ducktown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ducktown<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 Aska. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aska.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aska ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Fannin County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Fannin, 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 Aska - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Aska) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aska. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7679, Longitude: -84.2621       In this case, the coordinates for Aska 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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