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Red Ore, Georgia
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Welcome to Red Ore ...

So far, we have found very little information about Red Ore. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Red Ore to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Red Ore, please Contact Us.




Red Ore would have been located within present day Polk County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Red Ore is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Red Ore was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

Red Ore would have been located in the (770) area code.

Communities near Red Ore ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Buchanan   [Map]   1,141   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cartersville   [Map]   20,753   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cave Spring   [Map]   1,154   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cedartown   [Map]   9,799   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dallas   [Map]   13,108   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Emerson   [Map]   1,565   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Red Ore.

Communities Also Named Red Ore ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Red Ore - it's located in Alabama.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Red Ore. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Red Ore. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Red Ore.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Red Ore:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Red Ore no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The official website for Polk County: www.polkcountygeorgia.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Red Ore, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Red Ore - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Red Ore. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Red Ore) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Ore. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0282, Longitude: -85.0408     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Red Ore have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Red Ore.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Red Ore.