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Welcome to Attica ...

Attica is located in Jackson County<1>.

Attica is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Attica: (706) and (762)<3>

Websites for Attica ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.jacksoncountyga.com/

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

Communities Also Named Attica ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Attica - they are located in Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Saskatchewan and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Attica ...

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

  • Athens [Clarke County]
  • Chamberlin [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamberlin
    • Chamberlin [Clarke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Attica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,307 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamberlin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberlin
  • Winder [Barrow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winder
    • Winder [Barrow County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Attica
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,273 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winder have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winder<5>
  • Dry Pond [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Pond
    • Dry Pond [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Attica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,881 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Pond
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Monroe [Walton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
      • Monroe [Walton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Attica
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,979 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<5>
    • Braselton [Barrow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braselton
      • Braselton [Barrow County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Attica
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,725 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braselton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Braselton<5>
    • Jefferson [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
      • Jefferson [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Attica
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,490 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
    • Auburn [Barrow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
      • Auburn [Barrow County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Attica
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<5>
    • Commerce [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Commerce
      • Commerce [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Attica
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,328 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Commerce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Commerce<5>
    • Cumberland [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
      • Cumberland [Oconee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Attica ...

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

Adding Attica to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Attica in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Attica was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1910.

We also found Attica on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Jackson County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Attica. 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 Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Attica - 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- Attica) 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 Attica. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AtticaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Attica. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0161, Longitude: -83.4930    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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