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Welcome to Fort Oglethorpe ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Fort Oglethorpe, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1915.
A typical abbreviation for Fort Oglethorpe: Ft. Oglethorpe
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Fort Oglethorpe has a population of 9,946 people<2> (see below for details).
Fort Oglethorpe is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.
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).
Area codes for Fort Oglethorpe: (706) and (762)<4>
The ZIP code for Fort Oglethorpe: 30742<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fort Oglethorpe had an population of 9,946 people. This is an increase of 7.37% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fort Oglethorpe had a population of 9,263 people (which is 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 total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fort Oglethorpe.
Communities near Fort Oglethorpe ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fort Oglethorpe.
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 Fort Oglethorpe. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fort Oglethorpe.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fort Oglethorpe. 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 Fort Oglethorpe.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fort Oglethorpe. See our Newspapers Page for Fort Oglethorpe.
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.
Adding Fort Oglethorpe to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Fort Oglethorpe 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 Fort Oglethorpe was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1915.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Fort Oglethorpe.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fort Oglethorpe. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Catoosa County: www.catoosa.com/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023