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Welcome to Etna ...

Etna is located in Polk County<1>.

The location of Etna has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Etna has a population of 902 people<3> (see below for details).

Etna is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: While Etna is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the west is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area Codes for Etna: (470)<5>, (678) and (770)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Etna had an population of 902 people. This is a decrease of 0.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 182.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Etna had a population of 910 people.

With a 2010 count of 910 people, the population of Etna increased 185.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 319 people).

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

Communities Also Named Etna ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Etna - they are located in Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Etna ...

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

  • Cedartown [Polk County]
  • Piedmont [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
    • Piedmont [Calhoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Etna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,470 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piedmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<7>
  • Seney [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seney
    • Seney [Polk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Etna
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,412 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seney
  • Centre [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centre
    • Centre [Cherokee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Etna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,616 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tallapoosa [Haralson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallapoosa
      • Tallapoosa [Haralson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Etna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,231 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallapoosa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallapoosa<7>
    • Cedar Bluff [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
      • Cedar Bluff [Cherokee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Etna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,829 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Bluff<7>
    • Aragon [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aragon
      • Aragon [Polk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Etna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,374 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aragon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aragon<7>
    • Buchanan [Haralson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buchanan
      • Buchanan [Haralson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Etna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,196 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buchanan<7>
    • Cave Spring [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Spring
      • Cave Spring [Floyd County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Etna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,074 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cave Spring<7>
    • Robealou Acres [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robealou Acres
      • Robealou Acres [Floyd County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Etna
      • Estimated population in 2019: 973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robealou Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robealou Acres

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Etna ...

Looking for more information about Etna? 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 Etna, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Etna.

Adding Etna to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Polk County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.polkcountygeorgia.us/

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 Polk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Etna.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Etna - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Etna, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Etna) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Etna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0076, Longitude: -85.3955       In this case, the coordinates for Etna have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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