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Welcome to Carbondale ...

Carbondale is located in Whitfield County<1>.

The location of Carbondale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Carbondale is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

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

Adding Carbondale to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Carbondale 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 Carbondale was

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

Communities Also Named Carbondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Carbondale - they are located in Alberta, California (2), Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Carbondale ...

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

  • Martindale [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martindale
    • Martindale [Walker County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Carbondale
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 35,795 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martindale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martindale
  • Dalton [Whitfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton [Whitfield County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Carbondale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,368 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton<6>
  • Calhoun [Gordon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun
    • Calhoun [Gordon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Carbondale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,572 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun<6>
  • Calhoun Ferry [Gordon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun Ferry
    • Calhoun Ferry [Gordon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Carbondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun Ferry
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Villanow [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villanow
      • Villanow [Walker County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Carbondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,058 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villanow
    • Buff [Gordon County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buff
      • Buff [Gordon County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Carbondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,522 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • LaFayette [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaFayette
      • LaFayette [Walker County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Carbondale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,508 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaFayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFayette<6>
    • Adairsville [Bartow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adairsville
      • Adairsville [Bartow County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Carbondale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,053 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adairsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adairsville<6>
    • Soapstick [Gordon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soapstick
      • Soapstick [Gordon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Carbondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soapstick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soapstick
    • Chatsworth [Murray County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatsworth
      • Chatsworth [Murray County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Carbondale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatsworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatsworth<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carbondale ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Whitfield County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Whitfield County: www.whitfieldcountyga.com/

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 Whitfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carbondale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Carbondale) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carbondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6445, Longitude: -84.9938       In this case, the coordinates for Carbondale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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