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Welcome to Margret ...

Margret is located in Fannin County<1>.

Margret is 2,000 feet [610 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Margret: (706) & (762)<3>

Communities near Margret ...

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

  • Rolston [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolston
    • Rolston [Gilmer County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Margret
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Margret
    • 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.<5> 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Margret
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 16,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northcutt have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northcutt
  • Willow [Lumpkin County] - Historic
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    • Willow [Lumpkin County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Margret
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 15,138 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pantertown [Fannin County]
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      • Pantertown [Fannin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Margret
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,749 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pantertown
    • Dahlonega [Lumpkin County]
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      • Dahlonega [Lumpkin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Margret
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,329 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dahlonega
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dahlonega<6>
    • Cutcane [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cutcane
      • Cutcane [Fannin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Margret
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,417 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cutcane have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cutcane
    • Owltown [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owltown
      • Owltown [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Margret
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,346 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owltown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owltown
    • Ellijay [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellijay
      • Ellijay [Gilmer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Margret
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,724 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellijay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellijay<6>
    • Youngcane [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngcane
      • Youngcane [Union County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Margret
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,661 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Youngcane have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Margret ...

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

Adding Margret to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Margret 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 Margret was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1899.

We also found Margret on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Fannin County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Margret. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Margret - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<4>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- Margret) 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 Margret. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MargretOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Margret. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7520, Longitude: -84.1465    
<5>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.
<6>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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