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Welcome to Ranger ...

The town of Ranger is located in Gordon County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ranger has a population of 137 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Ranger.

Ranger is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Area codes for Ranger: (706) & (762)<5>

The ZIP code for Ranger: 30734<6>

Websites for Ranger ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.gordonchamber.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ranger had an population of 137 people. This is an increase of 4.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 92.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ranger had a population of 131 people. This makes Ranger the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 131 people, the population of Ranger decreased 92.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,816 people).

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

Adding Ranger to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ranger 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 Ranger was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ranger on a map titled .

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

Communities Also Named Ranger ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Ranger - they are located in Arkansas, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Ranger ...

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

  • Calhoun [Gordon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun
    • Calhoun [Gordon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the west of Ranger
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,572 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun<8>
  • Calhoun Ferry [Gordon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun Ferry
    • Calhoun Ferry [Gordon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the west of Ranger
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun Ferry
  • Buff [Gordon County] - Historic
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    • Buff [Gordon County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Ranger
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Corbin [Bartow County]
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    • Corbin [Bartow County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Ranger
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,521 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corbin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corbin
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Adairsville [Bartow County]
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      • Adairsville [Bartow County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Ranger
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,053 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adairsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adairsville<8>
    • Soapstick [Gordon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soapstick
      • Soapstick [Gordon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Ranger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soapstick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soapstick
    • Chatsworth [Murray County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatsworth
      • Chatsworth [Murray County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Ranger
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatsworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatsworth<8>
    • Hinton [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinton
      • Hinton [Pickens County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the east of Ranger
      • 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
    • Jasper [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
      • Jasper [Pickens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the east of Ranger
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<8>
    • Sonoraville [Gordon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sonoraville
      • Sonoraville [Gordon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Ranger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sonoraville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sonoraville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ranger ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gordon County: www.gordoncounty.org/

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 Gordon, 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 Ranger.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ranger - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>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 Ranger). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ranger or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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- Ranger) 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 Ranger. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RangerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ranger. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5013, Longitude: -84.7111       In this case, the coordinates for Ranger have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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