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Welcome to Canon ...

The city of Canon is primarily located in Franklin County<1>. A portion of Canon extends into Hart County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Canon has a population of 778 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Canon.

Canon is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Canon: (706) and (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Canon: 30520<5>

Websites for Canon ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hart-chamber.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Canon had an population of 778 people. This is a decrease of 3.23% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Canon had a population of 804 people. This makes Canon the county's 4th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Canon.

Communities Also Named Canon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Canon - they are located in Colorado, New Mexico (4), Oregon, Quebec and Washington.

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

Communities near Canon ...

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

  • Dalton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Canon.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
  • Hartwell
  • Madison Springs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison Springs
    • Madison Springs lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Canon.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,210 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Madison Springs:
    • Alexanderville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison Springs
  • Jarrett
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jarrett
    • Jarrett lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Canon.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,974 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jarrett have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jarrett
  • Royston
  • Lavonia
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lavonia
    • Lavonia lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Canon.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,187 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lavonia have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lavonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lavonia<7>
  • Comer
  • Franklin Springs
  • Bowman
  • Cromers
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cromers
    • Cromers lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Canon.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cromers have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cromers

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Canon ...

Looking for more information about Canon? 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 Canon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Canon.

Adding Canon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Canon was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1895.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Canon.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Canon. 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 Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Canon.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Canon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Canon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Canon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Canon) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Canon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CanonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3457, Longitude: -83.1109    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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