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Cartersville, Georgia

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Welcome to Cartersville ...

The city of Cartersville is located in Bartow County and is the County Seat for Bartow County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Cartersville has a population of 20,978 people<1> (see below for details).

Cartersville is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Area Codes for Cartersville: (470)<3>, (678) & (770)

The ZIP codes for Cartersville: 30120-30121<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cartersville had a population of 19,731 people (or 19.7% of the total population of Bartow County). This makes Cartersville the county's most populous community.

The population of Cartersville represents 0.2% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,731 people, the population of Cartersville increased 23.9% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 15,925 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Cartersville had an population of 20,978 people. This is an increase of 6.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.73% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Cartersville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2017
Acworth   [Map]   22,698   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Adairsville   [Map]   4,849   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Canton   [Map]   27,936   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dallas   [Map]   13,237   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Euharlee   [Map]   4,298   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hiram   [Map]   3,984   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Cartersville.

Communities Also Named Cartersville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Cartersville - they are located in Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee (2) and Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cartersville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cartersville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cartersville. Our list includes 31 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cartersville:

Websites for Cartersville ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cartersville ...

Looking for more information about Cartersville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cartersville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Cartersville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Cartersville. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cartersville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cartersville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Of the area codes for Cartersville, area code (470, 678) is an overlay. For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Cartersville.

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<4>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 Cartersville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cartersville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Cartersville includes: 30120 & 30121.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Cartersville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cartersville) 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 Cartersville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cartersville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cartersville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1658, Longitude: -84.7936     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Cartersville.


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