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Welcome to Motes Hill ...

Motes Hill is located in Cherokee County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Motes Hill has a population of 14,211 people<3> (see below for details).

Motes Hill is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Motes Hill is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<5>, (678) and (770).

Websites for Motes Hill ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Motes Hill had an population of 14,211 people. This is a decrease of 0.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Motes Hill had a population of 14,268 people (or 6.66% of the total population of Cherokee County).

The population of Motes Hill represents 0.15% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 14,268 people, the population of Motes Hill has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,387 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Motes Hill.

Communities near Motes Hill ...

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

  • Roswell
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Alpharetta
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Marietta
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • Smyrna
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Dunwoody West
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
    • Dunwoody West is located in DeKalb County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
  • Milton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Canton
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
    • Canton is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,347 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton <6>
  • Cartersville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Holly Springs
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Powder Springs
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Motes Hill ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Motes Hill. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Cherokee County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Cherokee, 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 Motes Hill.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Motes Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Motes Hill, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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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