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Welcome to Rover ...

Rover is located in Spalding County<1>.

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

Rover is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Area Codes for Rover: (470)<4>, (678) and (770)

Communities Also Named Rover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Rover - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Rover ...

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

  • Peachtree City [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peachtree City
    • Peachtree City [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Rover
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,763 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachtree City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peachtree City<6>
  • Lawrences Mill [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrences Mill
    • Lawrences Mill [Pike County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Rover
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrences Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrences Mill
  • McDonough [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McDonough
    • McDonough [Henry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Rover
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,582 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McDonough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonough
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McDonough<6>
  • Carrolls [Meriwether County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrolls
    • Carrolls [Meriwether County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Rover
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,259 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrolls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrolls
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Griffin [Spalding County]
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      • Griffin [Spalding County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Rover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,665 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Griffin<6>
    • Foreston Place [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foreston Place
      • Foreston Place [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Rover
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,020 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foreston Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foreston Place
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
      • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Rover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,328 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<6>
    • Locust Grove [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust Grove
      • Locust Grove [Henry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Rover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,091 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locust Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Locust Grove<6>
    • Hampton [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampton
      • Hampton [Henry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Rover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,184 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampton<6>
    • Hamptons Corner [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamptons Corner
      • Hamptons Corner [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Rover
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,073 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamptons Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamptons Corner

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rover ...

Looking for more information about Rover? 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 Rover, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rover.

Adding Rover to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Rover on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1899.

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

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About Spalding County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Spalding County: www.spaldingcounty.com/

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 Spalding, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Rover, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>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- Rover) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2065, Longitude: -84.3349       In this case, the coordinates for Rover have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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