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Welcome to Gough ...

Gough is located in Burke County<1>.

Gough is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Gough: (706) and (762)<3>

Communities Also Named Gough ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Gough - they are located in South Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Gough ...

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

  • Drone
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drone
    • Drone lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Gough.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 14,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drone have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drone
  • Thomas Station
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomas Station
    • Thomas Station lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Gough.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas Station have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas Station
  • Waynesboro
  • Hephzibah
  • Louisville
  • Wrens Station
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    • Wrens Station lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Gough.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,939 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrens Station
  • Wrens
  • Wadley
  • Blythe
  • Stapletons Crossroads
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stapletons Crossroads
    • Stapletons Crossroads lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Gough.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 393 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stapletons Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stapletons Crossroads

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gough ...

Looking for more information about Gough? 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 Gough, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gough.

Adding Gough to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gough 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 Gough was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1895.

We also found Gough on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Gough.

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

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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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Gough - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Gough) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gough. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GoughOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gough. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0909, Longitude: -82.2268    
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<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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