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Welcome to Rolston ...

Rolston is located in Gilmer County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rolston has a population of 36,716 people<3> (see below for details).

Rolston is 1,710 feet [521 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rolston had an population of 36,716 people. This is an increase of 1.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rolston had a population of 36,303 people (or 128.32% of the total population of Gilmer County).

The population of Rolston represents 0.37% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 36,303 people, the population of Rolston increased 3.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 34,980 people).

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

Communities near Rolston ...

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

  • Northcutt [Gilmer County]
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    • Northcutt [Gilmer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Rolston
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 16,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northcutt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northcutt
  • Hinton [Pickens County]
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    • Hinton [Pickens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Rolston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,223 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
  • Jasper [Pickens County]
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    • Jasper [Pickens County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Rolston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,037 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<7>
  • Cutcane [Fannin County]
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    • Cutcane [Fannin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Rolston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cutcane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cutcane
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ellijay [Gilmer County]
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      • Ellijay [Gilmer County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Rolston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,724 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellijay<7>
    • Youngcane [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngcane
      • Youngcane [Union County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Rolston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,661 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Youngcane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hemp [Fannin County]
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      • Hemp [Fannin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Rolston
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemp
    • Blue Ridge [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Ridge
      • Blue Ridge [Fannin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Rolston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,473 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Ridge<7>
    • Tails Creek [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tails Creek
      • Tails Creek [Gilmer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Rolston
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tails Creek
    • East Ellijay [Gilmer County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rolston ...

Looking for more information about Rolston? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rolston, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rolston.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Gilmer, 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 Rolston.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rolston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rolston) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rolston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6737, Longitude: -84.3444       In this case, the coordinates for Rolston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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