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Welcome to Chestnut Gap ...

Chestnut Gap is located in Fannin County<1>.

Chestnut Gap is 1,760 feet [536 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Chestnut Gap, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Chestnut Gap: (706) & (762)<3>

Communities Also Named Chestnut Gap ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Chestnut Gap - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Chestnut Gap ...

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

  • Rolston [Gilmer County]
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    • Rolston [Gilmer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Chestnut Gap
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolston
  • Northcutt [Gilmer County]
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    • Northcutt [Gilmer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Chestnut Gap
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 16,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northcutt have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northcutt
  • Pantertown [Fannin County]
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    • Pantertown [Fannin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Chestnut Gap
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,749 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pantertown
  • Cutcane [Fannin County]
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    • Cutcane [Fannin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Chestnut Gap
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cutcane have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cutcane
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belltown Hill [Polk County]
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      • Belltown Hill [Polk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Chestnut Gap
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belltown Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belltown Hill
    • Tennga [Murray County]
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      • Tennga [Murray County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Chestnut Gap
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,123 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tennga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tennga<6>
    • Ellijay [Gilmer County]
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      • Ellijay [Gilmer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Chestnut Gap
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,724 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellijay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellijay<6>
    • Youngcane [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngcane
      • Youngcane [Union County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Chestnut Gap
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,661 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Youngcane have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hemp [Fannin County]
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      • Hemp [Fannin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Chestnut Gap
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemp have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemp
    • Blue Ridge [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Ridge
      • Blue Ridge [Fannin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Chestnut Gap
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,473 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Ridge<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chestnut Gap. See our Newspapers Page for Chestnut Gap.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chestnut Gap ...

Looking for more information about Chestnut Gap? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Chestnut Gap, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Chestnut Gap.

Adding Chestnut Gap to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Chestnut Gap 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 Chestnut Gap was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1865.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Fannin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chestnut Gap - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chestnut Gap) 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 Chestnut Gap. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chestnut GapOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chestnut Gap. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8955, Longitude: -84.4132    
<5>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.
<6>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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