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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>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Resaca, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1847.

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

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).

Area codes for Resaca: (706) and (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.

Communities Also Named Resaca ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton is located in Whitfield County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,368 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton <7>
  • Calhoun
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Calhoun Ferry
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun Ferry
    • Calhoun Ferry is located in Gordon County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,271 people
  • Villanow
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villanow
    • Villanow is located in Walker County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,058 people
  • Buff ‑ Historic
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buff
    • Buff is located in Gordon County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,522 people
  • Adairsville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Chatsworth
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Sonoraville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Sonoraville
    • Sonoraville is located in Gordon County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,148 people
  • Union Point
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Point
    • Union Point is located in Whitfield County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,845 people
  • Tunnel Hill
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)

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.

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Resaca was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Resaca post office opened in 1847.

We also found Resaca in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Resaca.

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 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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