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Welcome to Gertrude ...

Gertrude is located in Burke County<1>.

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

Gertrude is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Gertrude ...

While we believe that this Gertrude is located in Burke County, we know of another 3 Georgia communities named Gertrude. Those communities are located in the following counties: Franklin, Hart and Liberty County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 13 communities that are also named Gertrude - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Kansas, Kentucky, North Dakota, Ontario, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Gertrude ...

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

  • Drone [Burke County]
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    • Drone [Burke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Gertrude
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 14,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drone
  • Swainsboro [Emanuel County]
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    • Swainsboro [Emanuel County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Gertrude
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,491 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swainsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swainsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swainsboro<5>
  • Thrift [Jenkins County]
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    • Thrift [Jenkins County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Gertrude
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,623 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thrift have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thrift
  • Louisville [Jefferson County]
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    • Louisville [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Gertrude
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,189 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wadley [Jefferson County]
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      • Wadley [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Gertrude
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,834 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadley<5>
    • Twin City [Emanuel County]
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      • Twin City [Emanuel County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Gertrude
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,698 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twin City<5>
    • Midville [Burke County]
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      • Midville [Burke County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Gertrude
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midville<5>
    • Bartow [Jefferson County]
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      • Bartow [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Gertrude
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bartow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bartow<5>
    • Kite [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kite
      • Kite [Johnson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Gertrude
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kite have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kite
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kite<5>
    • Garfield [Emanuel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garfield
      • Garfield [Emanuel County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Gertrude
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 199 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garfield<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gertrude ...

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

Adding Gertrude to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gertrude 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 Gertrude was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1899.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Burke County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Burke County: www.burkecounty-ga.gov/

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 Burke, 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 Gertrude - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gertrude) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gertrude. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8449, Longitude: -82.2965       In this case, the coordinates for Gertrude have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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