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Cheney, Georgia
(Chattooga County)

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Welcome to Cheney ...

So far, we have found very little information about Cheney. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Cheney to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Cheney, please Contact Us.

Cheney would have been located within present day Chattooga County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Cheney is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Cheney was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

The location where Cheney once stood is in the (706) and (762)<3> area codes.

Communities near Cheney ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Cheney and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016<5>
Gaylesville (AL)   [Map]   143   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Armuchee   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cave Spring   [Map]   1,154   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coosa   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lyerly   [Map]   528   W   5 miles [8 km]
Menlo   [Map]   468   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cheney ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Cheney: This one is located in Chattooga County and the other is located in Fulton County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 9 communities that are also named Cheney - they are located in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Ontario, Oregon, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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 Cheney. 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 Cheney. 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 Cheney.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Cheney no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Cheney, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

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<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Cheney.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Cheney. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cheney) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cheney. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3943, Longitude: -85.3125     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cheney have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cheney.

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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 Cheney.