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Welcome to Etna ...
We aren't confident of the location of Etna, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Etna, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
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).
Etna is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (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 (with a count of 319 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Etna.
Communities Also Named Etna ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Etna was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Etna on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Etna.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023