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Welcome to Tails Creek ...

Tails Creek is located in Gilmer County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Tails Creek: Tails Crk. (or less commonly used: Tails Ck. or Tails Cr.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Tails Creek for more information about variations on the name of Tails Creek.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Tails Creek had a population of 1,248 people.<2> (see below for details).

Tails Creek is 1,510 feet [460 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Tails Creek: (706) & (762)<4>

Communities near Tails Creek ...

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

  • Rolston [Gilmer County]
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    • Rolston [Gilmer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Tails Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolston
  • Northcutt [Gilmer County]
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    • Northcutt [Gilmer County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Tails Creek
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 16,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northcutt have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northcutt
  • Buff [Gordon County] - Historic
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    • Buff [Gordon County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Tails Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buff have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Temple Grove [Murray County]
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    • Temple Grove [Murray County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Tails Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,795 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Temple Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Soapstick [Gordon County]
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      • Soapstick [Gordon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Tails Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soapstick have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soapstick
    • Chatsworth [Murray County]
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      • Chatsworth [Murray County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Tails Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatsworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatsworth<7>
    • Hinton [Pickens County]
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      • Hinton [Pickens County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Tails Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,223 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Tails Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<7>
    • Sonoraville [Gordon County]
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      • Sonoraville [Gordon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Tails Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sonoraville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sonoraville
    • Union Point [Whitfield County]
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      • Union Point [Whitfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Tails Creek
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,845 people
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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 Tails Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tails Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tails Creek ...

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

Adding Tails Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tails Creek 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 Tails Creek was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

We also found Tails Creek in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tails Creek. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tails Creek.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tails Creek - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tails Creek) 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 Tails Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tails CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tails Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6898, Longitude: -84.6157    
<6>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.
<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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