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Welcome to Menlo ...

The city of Menlo is located in Chattooga County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Menlo, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1886.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Menlo has a population of 454 people<3> (see below for details).

Menlo is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: While Menlo is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the west is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Menlo: (706) & (762)<5>

The ZIP code for Menlo: 30731<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Menlo had an population of 454 people. This is a decrease of 4.22% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Menlo had a population of 474 people. This makes Menlo the county's 4th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Menlo.

Communities Also Named Menlo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Menlo - they are located in Iowa, Kansas and Washington.

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

Communities near Menlo ...

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

  • Martindale
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martindale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martindale
    • Martindale is located in Walker County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 35,795 people
  • Euthtilloga ‑ Historic
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Euthtilloga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euthtilloga
    • Euthtilloga is located in Chattooga County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 29,011 people
  • Fort Payne
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • LaFayette
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Summerville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • Henagar
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henagar
    • Henagar is located in DeKalb County (AL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,367 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henagar <7>
  • Trion
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trion
    • Trion is located in Chattooga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,905 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trion <7>
  • Sylvania
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvania
    • Sylvania is located in DeKalb County (AL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,860 people
  • Cedar Bluff
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
    • Cedar Bluff is located in Cherokee County (AL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,829 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Bluff <7>
  • Ider
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ider have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ider
    • Ider is located in DeKalb County (AL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 737 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ider <7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Menlo ...

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

Adding Menlo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Menlo 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 Menlo was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Menlo post office opened in 1886.

We also found Menlo in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Menlo.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Menlo. 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 Chattooga, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Menlo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Menlo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>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 city (such as Menlo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Menlo or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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