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Ephesus, Georgia

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Welcome to Ephesus ...

The city of Ephesus is located in Heard County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ephesus has a population of 423 people<1> (see below for details).

Ephesus is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Area codes for Ephesus: (706) & (762)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ephesus had a population of 427 people. This makes Ephesus the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 427 people, the population of Ephesus increased 10.05% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 388 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ephesus had an population of 423 people. This is a decrease of 0.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.02% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ephesus.

Communities near Ephesus ...

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

Community   2017
Ranburne (AL)   [Map]   404   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Roanoke (AL)   [Map]   5,934   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wedowee (AL)   [Map]   799   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Woodland (AL)   [Map]   181   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bowdon   [Map]   2,099   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   26,815   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ephesus ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ephesus - they are located in North Carolina and Tennessee.

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

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 Ephesus. 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 Ephesus. 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 Ephesus.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ephesus ...

Looking for more information about Ephesus? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Ephesus? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ephesus. 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.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ephesus.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ephesus - 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 Ephesus.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Ephesus. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ephesus) 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 Ephesus. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ephesus

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ephesus. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4070, Longitude: -85.2596     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ephesus have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ephesus.


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