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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) & (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:

Adding Attica 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 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, we also found mention of Attica elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

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

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

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
  • 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
  • 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
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,660 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • 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
    • Cleveland Station [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland Station
      • Cleveland Station [Clarke County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland Station have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland Station
    • Nicholasville [Walton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholasville
      • Nicholasville [Walton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,333 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholasville
    • Watkinsville [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watkinsville
      • Watkinsville [Oconee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,936 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watkinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watkinsville<5>
    • Arcade [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcade
      • Arcade [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,972 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcade have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcade
    • Spartan Lane [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spartan Lane
      • Spartan Lane [Oconee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,230 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spartan Lane have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spartan Lane

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 Attica

Our 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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