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Welcome to Hemp ...

Hemp is located in Fannin County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Hemp had a population of 1,647 people.<3> (see below for details).

Hemp is 1,870 feet [570 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Hemp: (706) & (762)<5>

Communities Also Named Hemp ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Hemp - it's located in Ohio.

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

Communities near Hemp ...

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

  • Rolston [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolston
    • Rolston [Gilmer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Hemp
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolston
  • Canal Lake [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canal Lake
    • Canal Lake [Union County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Hemp
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 23,025 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canal Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canal Lake
  • Northcutt [Gilmer County]
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    • Northcutt [Gilmer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Hemp
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 16,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northcutt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northcutt
  • Pantertown [Fannin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pantertown
    • Pantertown [Fannin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Hemp
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,749 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pantertown
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jacksonville [Towns County]
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      • Jacksonville [Towns County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Hemp
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,239 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Cutcane [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cutcane
      • Cutcane [Fannin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Hemp
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,417 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cutcane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cutcane
    • Belltown Hill [Polk County]
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      • Belltown Hill [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Hemp
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belltown Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belltown Hill
    • Owltown [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owltown
      • Owltown [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Hemp
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,346 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owltown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owltown
    • Young Harris [Towns County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Young Harris
      • Young Harris [Towns County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Hemp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,668 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Young Harris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Young Harris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Young Harris<7>
    • Murphy [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murphy
      • Murphy [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Hemp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,666 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murphy<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hemp ...

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

Adding Hemp to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hemp 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 Hemp was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hemp on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1899.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Fannin, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hemp.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hemp - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>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- Hemp) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hemp. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8834, Longitude: -84.1719       In this case, the coordinates for Hemp have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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