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Tennga, Georgia

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Welcome to Tennga ...

Tennga is located in Murray County.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Tennga: The name Tennga is a portmanteau<1> and it reflects the fact that the city is immediately south of the Tennessee and Georgia border.

Tennga is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Tennga: (706) and (762)<3>

The ZIP code for Tennga: 30751<4>

Communities near Tennga ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Chatsworth   [Map]   4,300   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dalton   [Map]   33,748   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Varnell   [Map]   1,798   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Apison (TN)   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cleveland (TN)   [Map]   44,483   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Collegedale (TN)   [Map]   11,659   W   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Tennga.

Communities Also Named Tennga ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Tennga - it's located in Tennessee.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tennga. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tennga. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tennga.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Tennga:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tennga ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>A portmanteau (such as Tennga) is the combination or contraction of two (or more) words, their sound and the meaning of those words to create a new word. For example, camera and recorder becomes camcorder.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tennga - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).

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<4>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 community (such as Tennga). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tennga or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Tennga) 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 Tennga. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tennga

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tennga. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9862, Longitude: -84.7399     [Map].

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tennga.

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