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Welcome to East Ellijay ...

The city of East Ellijay is located in Gilmer County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for East Ellijay: E. Ellijay

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, East Ellijay has a population of 561 people<2> (see below for details).

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

East Ellijay is 1,350 feet [411 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for East Ellijay: (706) and (762)<4>

The ZIP code for East Ellijay: 30540<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Ellijay had an population of 561 people. This is an increase of 2.75% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, East Ellijay had a population of 546 people. This makes East Ellijay the county's 2nd most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for East Ellijay.

Adding East Ellijay to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of East Ellijay 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 East Ellijay was

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

Communities near East Ellijay ...

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

  • Rolston [Gilmer County]
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    • Rolston [Gilmer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of East Ellijay
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolston
  • Buff [Gordon County] - Historic
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    • Buff [Gordon County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of East Ellijay
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buff have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Chatsworth [Murray County]
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    • Chatsworth [Murray County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of East Ellijay
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,249 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatsworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatsworth<8>
  • Hinton [Pickens County]
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    • Hinton [Pickens County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of East Ellijay
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,223 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jasper [Pickens County]
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      • Jasper [Pickens County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of East Ellijay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<8>
    • Blue Ridge [Fannin County]
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      • Blue Ridge [Fannin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of East Ellijay
      • 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<8>
    • Tails Creek [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tails Creek
      • Tails Creek [Gilmer County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of East Ellijay
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tails Creek
    • Eton [Murray County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eton
      • Eton [Murray County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of East Ellijay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 889 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eton<8>
    • Igo [Gordon County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Igo
      • Igo [Gordon County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of East Ellijay
      • Estimated population in 2019: 359 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Igo have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • White Path [Gilmer County]
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      • White Path [Gilmer County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of East Ellijay
      • Estimated population in 2019: 342 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Path have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Path

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Ellijay ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Gilmer County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for East Ellijay. 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 Gilmer, 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 East Ellijay.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Ellijay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<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 East Ellijay). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether East Ellijay 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 '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- East Ellijay) 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 East Ellijay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from East EllijayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Ellijay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6852, Longitude: -84.4734    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>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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