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Morganton, Georgia

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Welcome to Morganton ...

The city of Morganton is located in Fannin County.

When the people of Morganton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Morgantonian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Morganton has a population of 321 people<2> (see below for details).

Morganton is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Morganton: (706) and (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Morganton: 30560<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Morganton had a population of 303 people. This makes Morganton the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 303 people, the population of Morganton increased 1.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 299 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Morganton had an population of 321 people. This is an increase of 5.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.36% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Morganton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Morganton - they are located in Arkansas, North Carolina and Tennessee.

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

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 Morganton. 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 Morganton. 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 Morganton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morganton ...

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

Communities near Morganton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Belltown Hill   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Morganton

Located in Polk County (TN)

Ellijay   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Morganton

Located in Gilmer County

Murphy   [Map]

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

Located in Cherokee County (NC)

Blue Ridge   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Morganton

McCaysville   [Map]

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

Blairsville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Morganton

Located in Union County

East Ellijay   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Morganton

Located in Gilmer County

Ducktown   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Morganton

Located in Polk County (TN)

Copperhill   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Morganton

Located in Polk County (TN)

Bethlehem   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Morganton

Located in Union County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Morganton refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Morganton may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Morganton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morganton - 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 city (such as Morganton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Morganton 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- Morganton) 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 Morganton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Morganton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morganton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8753, Longitude: -84.2445     [Map].






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