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Welcome to Quill ...

Quill is located in Gilmer County<1>.

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

Quill is 1,770 feet [539 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Quill to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Quill in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Quill elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

We also found Quill on a Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

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

Communities near Quill ...

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

  • Rolston [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolston
    • Rolston [Gilmer County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Quill
    • 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
  • Northcutt [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northcutt
    • Northcutt [Gilmer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Quill
    • 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
  • Hinton [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinton
    • Hinton [Pickens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Quill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,223 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
  • Dawsonville [Dawson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dawsonville
    • Dawsonville [Dawson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Quill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,126 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dawsonville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Youngcane [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngcane
      • Youngcane [Union County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Quill
      • 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 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Quill
      • 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
    • Tails Creek [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tails Creek
      • Tails Creek [Gilmer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Quill
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,248 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tails Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tails Creek
    • White Path [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Path
      • White Path [Gilmer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Quill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 342 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Path have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Path
    • Yukon [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yukon
      • Yukon [Gilmer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Quill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yukon
    • Cherry Log [Gilmer County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Quill ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Quill. 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 Gilmer, 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 Quill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Quill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6429, Longitude: -84.3002       In this case, the coordinates for Quill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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