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Welcome to Tennga ...

Tennga is located in Murray County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tennga has a population of 2,123 people<2> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Tennga: The name Tennga is a portmanteau<3> 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.<4>.

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) & (762)<5>

The ZIP code for Tennga: 30751<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tennga had an population of 2,123 people. This is an increase of 37.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 41.06% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tennga had a population of 1,539 people.

The population of Tennga represents 0.02% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 1,539 people, the population of Tennga increased 2.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,505 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Tennga ...

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

  • Cleveland [Bradley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland
    • Cleveland [Bradley County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Tennga
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,948 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<8>
  • Dalton [Whitfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton [Whitfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Tennga
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,368 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton<8>
  • Collegedale [Hamilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collegedale
    • Collegedale [Hamilton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the west of Tennga
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collegedale have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collegedale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collegedale<8>
  • South Cleveland [Bradley County]
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    • South Cleveland [Bradley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Tennga
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,912 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Cleveland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Temple Grove [Murray County]
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      • Temple Grove [Murray County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Tennga
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,795 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Temple Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Temple Grove
    • Chatsworth [Murray County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatsworth
      • Chatsworth [Murray County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the south of Tennga
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatsworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatsworth<8>
    • Wildwood Lake [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood Lake
      • Wildwood Lake [Bradley County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Tennga
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,124 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood Lake
    • Apison [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apison
      • Apison [Hamilton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of Tennga
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,469 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apison have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apison
    • Mount Vernon [Catoosa County]
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      • Mount Vernon [Catoosa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Tennga
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,371 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
    • Varnell [Whitfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Varnell
      • Varnell [Whitfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Tennga
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,137 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Varnell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Varnell<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 Tennga. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tennga.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Tennga.

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

Adding Tennga to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tennga 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 Tennga was on a map titled Map of Georgia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Tennga on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1915.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Murray County

About Georgia

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.

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 Murray, 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 Tennga.
<3>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, smoke and fog becomes smog.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tennga - 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 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).
<7>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Tennga) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 TenngaOur 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    
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<9>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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