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Gerber, Georgia

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Welcome to Gerber ...

So far, we have found very little information about Gerber. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Gerber to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Gerber, please Contact Us.

Gerber would have been located within present day Walker County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Gerber is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Gerber was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Gerber (for example, toward Bridgeport (AL)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

If Gerber still existed, it would have been in the (706) & (762)<4> area codes.

Communities Also Named Gerber ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Gerber - they are located in California, Michigan and Montana.

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

Websites for Gerber ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Gerber, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gerber. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gerber. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gerber.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gerber:

Communities near Gerber ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Chattanooga   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Gerber

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

East Ridge   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gerber

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

East Brainerd   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Gerber

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

Middle Valley Estates   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gerber

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

Red Bank   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Gerber

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

Collegedale   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gerber

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

Fort Oglethorpe   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Gerber

Located in Catoosa County

Signal Mountain   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Gerber

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

Signal Terrace   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Gerber

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

Milbro Heights   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gerber

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Gerber.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Gerber, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gerber - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).

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<5>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- Gerber) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gerber. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9362, Longitude: -85.3680     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gerber have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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