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Welcome to Gaines Ferry ...

Gaines Ferry is located in Hall County<1>.

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

Gaines Ferry is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area Codes for Gaines Ferry: (470)<4>, (678) & (770)

Communities near Gaines Ferry ...

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

  • Johns Creek [Fulton County]
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    • Johns Creek [Fulton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Gaines Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,579 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johns Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek<6>
  • Alpharetta [Fulton County]
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    • Alpharetta [Fulton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Gaines Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 67,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpharetta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpharetta<6>
  • Gainesville Mills [Hall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville Mills
    • Gainesville Mills [Hall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Gaines Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,232 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gainesville Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville Mills
  • Milton [Fulton County]
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    • Milton [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Gaines Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,587 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County]
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      • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Gaines Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,617 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar Hill<6>
    • Suwanee [Gwinnett County]
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      • Suwanee [Gwinnett County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Gaines Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,907 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Suwanee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suwanee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Suwanee<6>
    • Auburn [Barrow County]
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      • Auburn [Barrow County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Gaines Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,660 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
    • Lake Union Hill [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Union Hill
      • Lake Union Hill [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Gaines Ferry
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 4,839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Union Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Union Hill
    • Dawsonville [Dawson County]
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      • Dawsonville [Dawson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Gaines Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dawsonville<6>
    • Blackshear Place [Hall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackshear Place
      • Blackshear Place [Hall County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Gaines Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,527 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackshear Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackshear Place

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gaines Ferry ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Hall County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hall County: www.hallcounty.org/

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 Hall, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gaines Ferry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Gaines Ferry, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gaines Ferry) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gaines Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1937, Longitude: -83.9944       In this case, the coordinates for Gaines Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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