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Welcome to Chestnut Mountain ...

Chestnut Mountain is located in Hall County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Chestnut Mountain: Chestnut Mtn. (or less commonly used: Chestnut Mntn.)

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

Going back to its beginning, Chestnut Mountain was originally named Chestnut Hill. For more information about the names of Chestnut Mountain, see The Names of Chestnut Mountain on our Genealogy Page.

Chestnut Mountain is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area Codes for Chestnut Mountain: (470)<3>, (678) & (770)

Websites for Chestnut Mountain ...

Junior League:   www.gainesvillehalljuniorleague.org/

Communities near Chestnut Mountain ...

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

  • Gainesville [Hall County]
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    • Gainesville [Hall County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Chestnut Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gainesville<5>
  • Gainesville Mills [Hall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville Mills
    • Gainesville Mills [Hall County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Chestnut Mountain
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,232 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gainesville Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville Mills
  • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County]
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    • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Chestnut Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,842 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceville<5>
  • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Hill
    • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Chestnut Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,132 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar Hill<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Suwanee [Gwinnett County]
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      • Suwanee [Gwinnett County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Chestnut Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,803 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Suwanee have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suwanee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Suwanee<5>
    • Winder [Barrow County]
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      • Winder [Barrow County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Chestnut Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,273 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winder have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winder
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winder<5>
    • Dry Pond [Jackson County]
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      • Dry Pond [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Chestnut Mountain
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Pond
    • Buford [Gwinnett County]
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      • Buford [Gwinnett County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Chestnut Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,750 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buford<5>
    • Braselton [Barrow County]
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      • Braselton [Barrow County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Chestnut Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,725 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braselton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Braselton<5>
    • Jefferson [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
      • Jefferson [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Chestnut Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,490 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chestnut Mountain ...

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

Adding Chestnut Mountain to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Chestnut Mountain on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1899.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hall County: www.hallcounty.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 Hall, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chestnut Mountain - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Of the area codes for Chestnut Mountain, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chestnut Mountain) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chestnut Mountain. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chestnut MountainOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chestnut Mountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1727, Longitude: -83.8384    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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