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Welcome to Calhoun ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Calhoun has a population of 17,226 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Calhoun.
Calhoun is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Calhoun lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Calhoun (for example, toward Mentone (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Telephone area codes for Calhoun: (706) and (762)<4>
The ZIP codes for Calhoun: 30701, 30703<5>
Websites for Calhoun ...
Official Website: www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.gordonchamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Calhoun had an population of 17,226 people. This is an increase of 10.07% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Calhoun had a population of 15,650 people (or 28.36% of the total population of Gordon County). This makes Calhoun the county's most populous community.
The population of Calhoun represents 0.16% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Calhoun.
Communities Also Named Calhoun ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Calhoun - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi (3), Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Calhoun.
Communities near Calhoun ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Calhoun.
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 Calhoun. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Calhoun.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Calhoun. 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 Calhoun.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Calhoun. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Calhoun.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Calhoun ...
Looking for more information about Calhoun? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Calhoun, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Calhoun.
Adding Calhoun to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Calhoun 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 Calhoun was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1855.
We also found Calhoun in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Calhoun on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Calhoun: www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com/
The official website for Gordon County: www.gordoncounty.org/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2022