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Welcome to Atlanta Junction ...

Atlanta Junction is located in Floyd County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Atlanta Junction: Atlanta Jct. (or less commonly used: Atlanta Jctn.)

Atlanta Junction is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Atlanta Junction: (706) and (762)<3>

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

We also found Atlanta Junction on a Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

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

Communities near Atlanta Junction ...

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

  • Ligon [Bartow County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ligon
    • Ligon [Bartow County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Atlanta Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,810 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ligon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Adairsville [Bartow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adairsville
    • Adairsville [Bartow County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Atlanta Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,963 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adairsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adairsville<6>
  • Seney [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seney
    • Seney [Polk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Atlanta Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,412 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seney have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seney
  • Summerville Park [Floyd County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerville Park
    • Summerville Park [Floyd County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Atlanta Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,243 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerville Park have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville Park
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aragon [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aragon
      • Aragon [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Atlanta Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,336 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aragon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aragon<6>
    • Cave Spring [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Spring
      • Cave Spring [Floyd County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Atlanta Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,070 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cave Spring<6>
    • Shellman [Bartow County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shellman
      • Shellman [Bartow County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Atlanta Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 933 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shellman have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Etna [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Etna
      • Etna [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Atlanta Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 902 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etna have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etna
    • Stilesboro [Bartow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stilesboro
      • Stilesboro [Bartow County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Atlanta Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 518 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stilesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stilesboro
    • Central Grove [Floyd County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central Grove
      • Central Grove [Floyd County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Atlanta Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atlanta Junction ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Floyd County: www.floydcountyga.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 Floyd, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atlanta Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<4>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- Atlanta Junction) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Atlanta Junction. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atlanta Junction

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atlanta Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2145, Longitude: -85.1831    
<5>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.
<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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