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Welcome to Cedartown ...

The city of Cedartown is located in Polk County<1> and is the County Seat for Polk County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cedartown has a population of 10,002 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Cedartown is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Cedartown: (470)<4>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP code for Cedartown: 30125<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cedartown had an population of 10,002 people. This is an increase of 2.58% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cedartown had a population of 9,750 people (or 23.51% of the total population of Polk County). This makes Cedartown the county's most populous community.

The population of Cedartown represents 0.1% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 78th most populous community.

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

Adding Cedartown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cedartown 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 Cedartown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Cedartown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Cedartown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Cedartown - it's located in Maryland.

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

Communities near Cedartown ...

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

  • Rome [Floyd County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rome
    • Rome [Floyd County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Cedartown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,764 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rome
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rome<7>
  • Ligon [Bartow County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ligon
    • Ligon [Bartow County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Cedartown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,810 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ligon have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Rockmart [Polk County]
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    • Rockmart [Polk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Cedartown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,492 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockmart have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockmart
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockmart<7>
  • Seney [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seney
    • Seney [Polk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Cedartown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,412 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seney have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seney
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Summerville Park [Floyd County]
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      • Summerville Park [Floyd County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Cedartown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerville Park have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville Park
    • Hanlin [Paulding County]
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      • Hanlin [Paulding County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Cedartown
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,298 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanlin have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanlin
    • Chiaha [Floyd County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chiaha
      • Chiaha [Floyd County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Cedartown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,256 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chiaha have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Tallapoosa [Haralson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallapoosa
      • Tallapoosa [Haralson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Cedartown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,231 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallapoosa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallapoosa<7>
    • Aragon [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aragon
      • Aragon [Polk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Cedartown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,374 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aragon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aragon<7>
    • Buchanan [Haralson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buchanan
      • Buchanan [Haralson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Cedartown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,196 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buchanan<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cedartown. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cedartown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cedartown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Polk County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.polkcountygeorgia.us/

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 Polk, 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 Cedartown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cedartown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Cedartown, 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 Cedartown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cedartown 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 from Point A (ie- Cedartown) 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 Cedartown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CedartownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedartown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0145, Longitude: -85.2546    
<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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