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Welcome to Red Oak ...

Red Oak is located in Fulton County<1>.

Red Oak is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Red Oak: (470)<3>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP code for Red Oak: 30272<4>

Adding Red Oak to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Red Oak 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 Red Oak was

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

Communities Also Named Red Oak ...

While we believe that this Red Oak is located in Fulton County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Red Oak. Those communities are located in the following counties: Heard and Henry County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 23 communities that are also named Red Oak - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Red Oak ...

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

  • Atlanta [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
    • Atlanta [Fulton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Red Oak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 512,550 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<6>
  • South Fulton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton [Fulton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Red Oak
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
  • Smyrna [Cobb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smyrna
    • Smyrna [Cobb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Red Oak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,443 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<6>
  • Brookhaven [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Red Oak
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Peachtree City [Fayette County]
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      • Peachtree City [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Red Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,763 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peachtree City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachtree City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peachtree City<6>
    • East Point [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Point
      • East Point [Fulton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Red Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,042 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Point<6>
    • Douglasville [Douglas County]
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      • Douglasville [Douglas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Red Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,036 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglasville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglasville<6>
    • Stockbridge [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockbridge
      • Stockbridge [Henry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Red Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,125 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockbridge<6>
    • Stockbridge North [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockbridge North
      • Stockbridge North [Henry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Red Oak
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,904 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge North have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge North
    • Pontevedra [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontevedra
      • Pontevedra [Fulton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Red Oak
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pontevedra have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontevedra

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red Oak ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Fulton County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fulton County: www.co.fulton.ga.us/

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 Fulton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Red Oak - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Of the area codes for Red Oak, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<4>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 community (such as Red Oak). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Red Oak or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Red Oak) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Red Oak. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Red OakOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Oak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6222, Longitude: -84.4994    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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