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Welcome to Mineral Bluff ...

The town of Mineral Bluff is located in Fannin County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mineral Bluff: Mineral Blf. (or less commonly used: Mineral Bluf.)

Mineral Bluff is 1,570 feet [479 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Mineral Bluff: (706) & (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Mineral Bluff: 30559<5>

Adding Mineral Bluff to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mineral Bluff 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 Mineral Bluff was

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

Communities near Mineral Bluff ...

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

  • Rolston [Gilmer County]
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    • Rolston [Gilmer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Mineral Bluff
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolston
  • Canal Lake [Union County]
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    • Canal Lake [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Mineral Bluff
    • 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.<2> 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Mineral Bluff
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 16,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northcutt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northcutt
  • Pantertown [Fannin County]
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    • Pantertown [Fannin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Mineral Bluff
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,749 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pantertown
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belltown Hill [Polk County]
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      • Belltown Hill [Polk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Mineral Bluff
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belltown Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ellijay [Gilmer County]
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      • Ellijay [Gilmer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Mineral Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,724 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellijay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellijay<7>
    • Murphy [Cherokee County]
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      • Murphy [Cherokee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Mineral Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,666 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murphy<7>
    • Youngcane [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngcane
      • Youngcane [Union County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Mineral Bluff
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,661 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Youngcane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hemp [Fannin County]
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      • Hemp [Fannin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Mineral Bluff
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemp
    • Blue Ridge [Fannin County]
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      • Blue Ridge [Fannin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Mineral Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,473 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Ridge<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 Mineral Bluff. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mineral Bluff.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mineral Bluff ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mineral Bluff. 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 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mineral Bluff - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>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 town (such as Mineral Bluff). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mineral Bluff or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Mineral Bluff) 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 Mineral Bluff. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mineral BluffOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mineral Bluff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9145, Longitude: -84.2766       In this case, the coordinates for Mineral Bluff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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