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Welcome to Eton ...

The city of Eton is located in Murray County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Eton has a population of 889 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Eton is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Eton (for example, toward New Hope (TN)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

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

The ZIP code for Eton: 30724<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eton had an population of 889 people. This is a decrease of 2.31% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eton had a population of 910 people. This makes Eton the county's 2nd most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Eton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Eton - they are located in Missouri and Ontario.

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

Communities near Eton ...

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

  • Dalton [Whitfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton [Whitfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Eton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,368 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton<7>
  • Northcutt [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northcutt
    • Northcutt [Gilmer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Eton
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 16,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northcutt have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northcutt
  • Buff [Gordon County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buff
    • Buff [Gordon County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Eton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buff have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Gregory [Murray County]
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    • Gregory [Murray County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Eton
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 7,432 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Temple Grove [Murray County]
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      • Temple Grove [Murray County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Eton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,795 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Temple Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Temple Grove
    • Soapstick [Gordon County]
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      • Soapstick [Gordon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Eton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soapstick have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soapstick
    • Wildwood Lake [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood Lake
      • Wildwood Lake [Bradley County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Eton
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,124 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood Lake
    • Mount Vernon [Catoosa County]
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      • Mount Vernon [Catoosa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Eton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,371 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
    • Varnell [Whitfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Varnell
      • Varnell [Whitfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Eton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,137 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Varnell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Varnell<7>
    • Tennga [Murray County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tennga
      • Tennga [Murray County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Eton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,123 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tennga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tennga<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eton ...

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

Adding Eton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Eton 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 Eton was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1910.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eton. 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 Murray, 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 Eton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eton - 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 Eton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eton 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 from Point A (ie- Eton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Eton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8245, Longitude: -84.7632    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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