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High Shoals, Georgia

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Welcome to High Shoals ...

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

High Shoals is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for High Shoals: (706) & (762)<2>

The ZIP code for High Shoals: 30645<3>

Communities near High Shoals ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016<5>
Arcade   [Map]   1,808   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Athens   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bogart   [Map]   1,056   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Madison   [Map]   4,060   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Monroe   [Map]   13,478   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Social Circle   [Map]   4,452   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for High Shoals.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around High Shoals. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around High Shoals.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for High Shoals.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) High Shoals. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Oconee County

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around High Shoals - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for High Shoals.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in High Shoals. 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, 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from High Shoals

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in High Shoals. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8207, Longitude: -83.5060     [Map].

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for High Shoals.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for High Shoals.