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Welcome to Resaca ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Resaca has a population of 1,081 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Resaca is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Resaca: (706) & (762)<5>

The ZIP code for Resaca: 30735<6>

Websites for Resaca ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.gordonchamber.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Resaca had an population of 1,081 people. This is an increase of 98.71% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Resaca had a population of 544 people. This makes Resaca the county's 3rd most populous community.

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

Adding Resaca to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Resaca ...

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

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

Communities near Resaca ...

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

  • Dalton [Whitfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton [Whitfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Resaca
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,368 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton<8>
  • Calhoun [Gordon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun
    • Calhoun [Gordon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the south of Resaca
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the south of Resaca
    • 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
  • Villanow [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villanow
    • Villanow [Walker County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Resaca
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,058 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villanow
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Buff [Gordon County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buff
      • Buff [Gordon County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the east of Resaca
      • 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.
    • Adairsville [Bartow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adairsville
      • Adairsville [Bartow County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the south of Resaca
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,053 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adairsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adairsville<8>
    • Chatsworth [Murray County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatsworth
      • Chatsworth [Murray County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Resaca
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatsworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatsworth<8>
    • Sonoraville [Gordon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sonoraville
      • Sonoraville [Gordon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Resaca
      • 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
    • Union Point [Whitfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Point
      • Union Point [Whitfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the north of Resaca
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,845 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Point
    • Tunnel Hill [Whitfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tunnel Hill
      • Tunnel Hill [Whitfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Resaca
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 892 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tunnel Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tunnel Hill<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Resaca ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Gordon County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Resaca. 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 Resaca.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Resaca - 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 Resaca). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Resaca 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Resaca) 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 Resaca. 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 ResacaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Resaca. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5787, Longitude: -84.9443       In this case, the coordinates for Resaca 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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