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Welcome to Sandy Hill ...

Sandy Hill is located in Wilkes County<1>.

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

Sandy Hill is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Sandy Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Sandy Hill: This one is located in Wilkes County and the other is located in Coffee County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 14 communities that are also named Sandy Hill - they are located in Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (3) and Texas.

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

Communities near Sandy Hill ...

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

  • Columbia Mine [McDuffie County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia Mine
    • Columbia Mine [McDuffie County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Sandy Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 195,769 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia Mine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Carters Grove [Taliaferro County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carters Grove
    • Carters Grove [Taliaferro County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Sandy Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,760 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carters Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carters Grove
  • Elberton [Elbert County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elberton
    • Elberton [Elbert County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Sandy Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elberton<6>
  • Washington [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
    • Washington [Wilkes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Sandy Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,907 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun Falls
      • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Sandy Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,883 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun Falls<6>
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnton
      • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Sandy Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,504 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<6>
    • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hesters Ferry
      • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Sandy Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hesters Ferry
    • Lundberg [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lundberg
      • Lundberg [Wilkes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Sandy Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 831 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lundberg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lundberg
    • Silk Mills [Elbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silk Mills
      • Silk Mills [Elbert County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Sandy Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 277 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silk Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silk Mills
    • Rayle [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rayle
      • Rayle [Wilkes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Sandy Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 188 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rayle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rayle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rayle<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandy Hill ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sandy Hill. 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 Wilkes, 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 Sandy Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sandy Hill) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandy Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8629, Longitude: -82.6985       In this case, the coordinates for Sandy Hill 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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