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Resaca, Georgia

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The location of Resaca

Welcome to Resaca ...

The town of Resaca is located in Gordon County.

The location of Resaca has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Resaca has a population of 806 people<2> (see below for details).

Resaca is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

Area codes for Resaca: (706) & (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Resaca: 30735<5>

Population Details ...

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

With a 2010 count of 544 people, the population of Resaca decreased 33.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 815 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Resaca had an population of 806 people. This is an increase of 48.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.1% since the 2000 Census).

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

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.

Websites for Resaca ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Resaca. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Resaca.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Resaca ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Dalton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the North (N) of Resaca

Located in Whitfield County

Calhoun   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Resaca

Adairsville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Resaca

Located in Bartow County

Chatsworth   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Resaca

Located in Murray County

Eton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Resaca

Located in Murray County

Tunnel Hill   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Resaca

Located in Whitfield County

Fairmount   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Resaca

Plainville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Resaca

Ranger   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Resaca

Sugar Valley   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Resaca

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in 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:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Resaca.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Resaca - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Resaca) 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 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 Resaca

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Resaca have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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