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Welcome to High Shoals ...

High Shoals is primarily located in Oconee County<1>. A portion of High Shoals extends into Morgan County and Walton County.

High Shoals is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for High Shoals: (706) and (762)<3>

The ZIP code for High Shoals: 30645<4>

Adding High Shoals to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of High Shoals 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 High Shoals was

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

Communities Also Named High Shoals ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named High Shoals - they are located in Alabama and North Carolina.

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

Communities near High Shoals ...

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

  • Athens [Clarke County]
  • Chamberlin [Clarke County]
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    • Chamberlin [Clarke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of High Shoals
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,307 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamberlin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberlin
  • Winder [Barrow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winder
    • Winder [Barrow County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of High Shoals
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,273 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winder have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winder<6>
  • Monroe [Walton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
    • Monroe [Walton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of High Shoals
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,979 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cumberland [Oconee County]
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      • Cumberland [Oconee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northeast of High Shoals
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Social Circle [Walton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Social Circle
      • Social Circle [Walton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of High Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,630 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Social Circle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Social Circle<6>
    • Madison [Morgan County]
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      • Madison [Morgan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of High Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
    • Cleveland Station [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland Station
      • Cleveland Station [Clarke County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of High Shoals
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland Station have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland Station
    • Nicholasville [Walton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholasville
      • Nicholasville [Walton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of High Shoals
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,333 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholasville
    • Watkinsville [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watkinsville
      • Watkinsville [Oconee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of High Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,962 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watkinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watkinsville<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for High Shoals ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Oconee County: www.oconeecounty.com/

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 Oconee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around High Shoals - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as High Shoals). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether High Shoals or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- High Shoals) 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 High Shoals. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from High ShoalsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in High Shoals. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8207, Longitude: -83.5060    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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