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Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
Welcome to Fort Oglethorpe ...
A typical abbreviation for Fort Oglethorpe: Ft. Oglethorpe
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Fort Oglethorpe has a population of 9,831 people<1> (see below for details).
Fort Oglethorpe is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Fort Oglethorpe lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Fort Oglethorpe (for example, toward New Hope (TN)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Telephone area codes for Fort Oglethorpe: (706) & (762)<3>
The ZIP code for Fort Oglethorpe: 30742<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fort Oglethorpe had a population of 9,263 people (or 14.49% of the total population of Catoosa County). This makes Fort Oglethorpe the county's most populous community.
The population of Fort Oglethorpe represents 0.1% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,263 people, the population of Fort Oglethorpe increased 33.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,940 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fort Oglethorpe had an population of 9,831 people. This is an increase of 6.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 41.66% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fort Oglethorpe.
Communities near Fort Oglethorpe ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fort Oglethorpe and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fort Oglethorpe.
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Oglethorpe ...
Looking for more information about Fort Oglethorpe? 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 Fort Oglethorpe, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fort Oglethorpe.
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The official website for Catoosa County: www.catoosa.com/
The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Dec 2018