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Welcome to Cartersville ...

The city of Cartersville is located in Bartow County<1> and is the County Seat for Bartow County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cartersville has a population of 21,798 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Cartersville is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

Telephone area codes for Cartersville: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP codes for Cartersville: 30120-30121<5>

Websites for Cartersville ...

Official Website:   www.cityofcartersville.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cartersvillechamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cartersville had an population of 21,798 people. This is an increase of 10.48% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cartersville had a population of 19,731 people (which is 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 population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Cartersville ...

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

  • Kennesaw
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw
    • Kennesaw lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Cartersville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,712 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennesaw<8>
  • Kennesaw Acres
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw Acres
    • Kennesaw Acres lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Cartersville.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,077 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw Acres
  • Woodstock
  • Canton
  • Acworth
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acworth
    • Acworth lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Cartersville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,726 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Acworth<8>
  • Noonday
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noonday
    • Noonday lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Cartersville.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,592 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noonday have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noonday
  • Holly Springs
  • Dallas
  • Motes Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Motes Hill
    • Motes Hill lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Cartersville.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,211 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Motes Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Motes Hill
  • Logan Trace
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan Trace
    • Logan Trace lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Cartersville.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,880 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Logan Trace have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan Trace

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cartersville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cartersville. Our list includes 31 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cartersville.

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cartersville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cartersville.

Adding Cartersville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cartersville 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 Cartersville was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1855.

We also found Cartersville the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

The official website for Cartersville: www.cityofcartersville.org/

The official website for Bartow County: www.bartowga.org/

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 Bartow, 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 Cartersville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cartersville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Cartersville, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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 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.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CartersvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cartersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1658, Longitude: -84.7936    
<7>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.
<8>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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