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Welcome to Hermitage ...

Hermitage is located in Floyd County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Hermitage, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Hermitage is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Area codes for Hermitage: (706) and (762)<4>

Communities Also Named Hermitage ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 21 communities that are also named Hermitage - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Florida, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Missouri, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2) and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Hermitage ...

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

  • Rome
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rome
    • Rome is located in Floyd County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,764 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rome <5>
  • Cartersville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Calhoun
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Calhoun Ferry
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun Ferry
    • Calhoun Ferry is located in Gordon County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,271 people
  • Ligon ‑ Historic
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ligon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ligon
    • Ligon is located in Bartow County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,810 people
  • Adairsville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Euharlee
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Seney
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seney
    • Seney is located in Polk County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,412 people
  • Summerville Park
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerville Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerville Park
    • Summerville Park is located in Floyd County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,243 people
  • Summerville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hermitage ...

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

Adding Hermitage to Our Gazetteer ...

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hermitage.

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

The official website for Floyd County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Floyd, 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 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 Hermitage - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<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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