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Welcome to Talking Rock ...

The town of Talking Rock is located in Pickens County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Talking Rock has a population of 72 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Talking Rock.

Talking Rock is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you leave Talking Rock and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for Talking Rock: (706) and (762)<5>

The ZIP code for Talking Rock: 30175<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Talking Rock had an population of 72 people. This is an increase of 12.5% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Talking Rock had a population of 64 people. This makes Talking Rock the county's 2nd most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Talking Rock.

Adding Talking Rock to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Talking Rock 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 Talking Rock was

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

Communities near Talking Rock ...

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

  • Rolston [Gilmer County]
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    • Rolston [Gilmer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Talking Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolston
  • Canton [Cherokee County]
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    • Canton [Cherokee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Talking Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<8>
  • Northcutt [Gilmer County]
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    • Northcutt [Gilmer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the north of Talking Rock
    • 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
  • Buff [Gordon County] - Historic
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    • Buff [Gordon County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Talking Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hinton [Pickens County]
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      • Hinton [Pickens County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the southwest of Talking Rock
      • 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 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the southeast of Talking Rock
      • 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<8>
    • Sonoraville [Gordon County]
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      • Sonoraville [Gordon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the west of Talking Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,148 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Sonoraville
    • Ball Ground [Cherokee County]
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      • Ball Ground [Cherokee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Talking Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ball Ground
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ball Ground<8>
    • Ellijay [Gilmer County]
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      • Ellijay [Gilmer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the north of Talking Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,724 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellijay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellijay<8>
    • Nelson [Cherokee County]
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      • Nelson [Cherokee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Talking Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nelson<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Talking Rock ...

Looking for more information about Talking Rock? 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 Talking Rock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Talking Rock.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Pickens County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pickens County: www.pickenscountyga.gov/

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 Pickens, 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 Talking Rock.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Talking Rock - 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 Talking Rock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Talking Rock or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Talking Rock) 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 Talking Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Talking RockOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Talking Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5277, Longitude: -84.4941       In this case, the coordinates for Talking Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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