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Kensington, Georgia
(Walker County)

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The location of Kensington

Welcome to Kensington ...

Kensington is located in Walker County.

Kensington is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Area codes for Kensington: (706) and (762)<2>

Communities Also Named Kensington ...

While we believe that this Kensington is located in Walker County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Kensington. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chatham and Columbia County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 28 communities that are also named Kensington - they are located in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York (3), Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Quebec, South Carolina (3), Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Websites for Kensington ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Kensington, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kensington. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kensington. 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 Kensington.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Kensington:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kensington ...

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

Communities near Kensington ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Chattanooga   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the North (N) of Kensington

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

East Ridge   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Kensington

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

East Brainerd   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Kensington

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

Fort Oglethorpe   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Kensington

Located in Catoosa County

Milbro Heights   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Kensington

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

LaFayette   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Kensington

Rossville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Kensington

Ringgold   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Kensington

Located in Catoosa County

Chickamauga   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Kensington

Trenton   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Kensington

Located in Dade County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kensington. 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 Kensington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kensington) 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 Kensington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kensington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kensington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7761, Longitude: -85.3722     [Map].






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