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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.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Cedartown, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

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

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).

Cedartown is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (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 total 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.

Communities Also Named Cedartown ...

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

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.

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Cedartown was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Cedartown.

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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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