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Welcome to Owltown ...

Owltown is located in Union County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Owltown has a population of 2,346 people<3> (see below for details).

Owltown is 1,980 feet [604 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Owltown: (706) and (762)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Owltown had an population of 2,346 people. This is an increase of 9.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Owltown had a population of 2,134 people (or 9.99% of the total population of Union County).

The population of Owltown represents 0.02% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 2,134 people, the population of Owltown increased 12.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,892 people).

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

Communities Also Named Owltown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Owltown - they are located in North Carolina and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Owltown ...

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

  • Canal Lake [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canal Lake
    • Canal Lake [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Owltown
    • 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
  • Willow [Lumpkin County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow
    • Willow [Lumpkin County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Owltown
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 15,138 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Dahlonega [Lumpkin County]
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    • Dahlonega [Lumpkin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Owltown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,329 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dahlonega
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dahlonega<7>
  • Jacksonville [Towns County]
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    • Jacksonville [Towns County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Owltown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,239 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cleveland [White County]
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      • Cleveland [White County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Owltown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,167 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<7>
    • Cutcane [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cutcane
      • Cutcane [Fannin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Owltown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,417 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cutcane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cutcane
    • Young Harris [Towns County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Young Harris
      • Young Harris [Towns County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Owltown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,668 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Young Harris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Young Harris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Young Harris<7>
    • Murphy [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murphy
      • Murphy [Cherokee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Owltown
      • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Owltown
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hemp
      • Hemp [Fannin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Owltown
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Owltown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Union County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Union County: www.unioncounty.gov/

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 Union, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Owltown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Owltown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Owltown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Owltown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8131, Longitude: -83.9399       In this case, the coordinates for Owltown 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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